December 4, 2013 - "Bottle bill expansion, limits to gas-tax on track for 2014 ballot," By Colleen Quinn & Michael Norton, SouthCoastToday
Rep. Geoff Diehl, a Republican from Whitman who is one the question's backers, said the governor's comment speaks to a "disrespect" for legislators' jobs "if he thinks all we are interested in is going to ribbon cuttings."
December 4, 2013 - "Lamb Leads Effort to Repeal Automatic Gas Tax Hikes," Holliston Reporter
"Our state has collected close to $1 billion more in revenue than expected over the past 16 months. How can we take more money out of drivers' wallets automatically? It's wrong. I am proud to be a leader for stopping taxation without representation," said State Representative Geoff Diehl. "I would like to also take this moment to thank Charlie Baker for helping us collect signatures. He joined us in early October when it didn't look like we would make it."
December 4, 2013 - "The GOP fields its team," by Peter Ubertaccio, MassPoliticsProfs.com
"Polito was one of Michael Sullivan’s biggest boosters last year and in that effort she joined state representative Geoff Diehl. The Rep has emerged as one of the the most vocal proponents of the effort to repeal the law tying the gas tax to the rate of inflation. That effort has proven quite popular and is very likely to appear on the 2014 general election ballot."