April 16, 2014 - "Massachusetts House of Representatives OKs $12.7 billion transportation bond," SHNS/MassLive
Geoff Diehl and Shaunna O’Connell, two leading voices in the House in favor of repealing the gas tax indexing law at the ballot box in November, voted in favor of the transportation bond bill. Both Diehl and O'Connell have argued state government must do more to more efficiently spend the money it collects from taxpayers.
April 2, 2014 - "Farm-Worker Policies Tucked Into Minimum-Wage Bill," by Andy Metzger, Lowell Sun / SHNS
"The thing that concerns me: I think there should be a lower minimum for youngsters and first-time," said Verrill, who said adults are more skilled workers though he hires young people to work in the farm stand. Rep. Geoff Diehl, a Whitman Republican, has filed an amendment to the House bill that would fix a "training wage" of $8 per hour for people younger than 20.
March 17, 2014 - "Whitman Legislator, Transportation Secretary to Debate Gas Tax," by Andy Metzger, Enterprise/SHNS
Rep. Geoff Diehl, who represents Whitman, Abington and part of East Bridgewater in the House, has accepted a challenge to debate a Patrick Administration official over changes in the state gas tax. But he has his sights set on going one-on-one with the Governor.