November 2020

XIARHOS WINS THE RACE FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN THE FIFTH BARNSTABLE DISTRICT

By |2020-11-03T23:31:59-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

XIARHOS WINS THE RACE FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN THE FIFTH BARNSTABLE DISTRICT November 3, 2020 SANDWICH – Steve Xiarhos, Republican candidate for State Representative in the Fifth Barnstable District, declared victory in his campaign late on Tuesday evening. According to preliminary results reported by Town Clerks in Sandwich, Bourne, Barnstable, and Plymouth, Xiarhos appeared to win election by a margin of 13,384 to 12,137. His opponent, James Dever of Sandwich, called Xiarhos Tuesday evening to concede. “I am honored and humbled by the results of today’s election,” said Xiarhos. “I appreciate the support of so many voters, and [...]

October 2020

XIARHOS OUTLINES LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES TO SUPPORTERS

By |2020-10-28T10:48:05-04:00October 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

XIARHOS OUTLINES LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES TO SUPPORTERS October 28, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE – Steve Xiarhos, candidate for State Representative in the Fifth Barnstable District, recently spoke with supporters about some of his 2021 legislative priorities if he is elected. “By far, the most important issue facing our state is to remain vigilant and continue our response to the Coronavirus pandemic,” said Xiarhos. “My top priority will be to ensure the public health and economic security of Cape Cod residents, while also balancing the state budget without new taxes and pushing to get schools and businesses back to a sense [...]

XIARHOS ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR LOCAL CONSTITUENT SERVICES OFFICE

By |2020-10-26T09:31:55-04:00October 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

XIARHOS ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR LOCAL CONSTITUENT SERVICES OFFICE October 26, 2020 SANDWICH - Steven Xiarhos, candidate for State Representative, told residents of the Fifth Barnstable District today that he plans to open and maintain a local constituent services office within the district if he is elected. "If elected, I will be a full-time State Representative, and I pledge to make constituent service a top priority," said Xiarhos. "While I anticipate having lots of work to do at the State House in Boston, I also think it's important to have a base of operations locally so I can better [...]

Xiarhos announces endorsements from local public safety groups

By |2020-10-23T10:31:11-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Xiarhos announces endorsements from local public safety groups October 23, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE - Steve Xiarhos, candidate for State Representative in the Fifth Barnstable District, announced today that he has received several additional endorsements from representatives of the public safety community. The Sandwich Professional Fire Fighters Union (Local #2196) is endorsing Xiarhos for State Rep. "The union supports Mr. Xiarhos in a call for peace within the 5th Barnstable District, the Cape and Islands, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the United States of America," said members of the union in a letter announcing the endorsement. "He will be an [...]

Xiarhos issues statement opposing transportation and sale of marijuana by retailers without storefronts

By |2020-10-22T11:52:50-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Xiarhos issues statement opposing transportation and sale of marijuana by retailers without storefronts October 22, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE - Steve Xiarhos, candidate for State Representative in the Fifth Barnstable District, issued the following statement today opposing the transportation and sale of marijuana by retailers without storefronts:   "I am very much opposed to recent decisions allowing the transportation and sale of marijuana by retailers without storefronts. This is bad policy for Massachusetts. I am particularly concerned about the risk that children will be endangered by the wider availability and distribution of marijuana. I also have fears that increased availability will [...]

XIARHOS WARNS LEGISLATORS COULD TRY TO PASS “SAFE COMMUNITIES ACT” UNDER COVER OF LAME DUCK SESSION

By |2020-10-21T10:25:19-04:00October 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|

XIARHOS WARNS LEGISLATORS COULD TRY TO PASS "SAFE COMMUNITIES ACT" UNDER COVER OF LAME DUCK SESSION October 21, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE - Steve Xiarhos, candidate for State Representative in the Fifth Barnstable District, issued the following statement today responding to published reports that a large quantity of legislation could be acted on by the General Court after Election Day this year: “This is an unprecedented year, and the Legislature has left a historic amount of unfinished business pending into the Fall and potentially past the time people will have voted for the next Legislature. That concerns me deeply. [...]

GOVERNOR CHARLIE BAKER AND LT. GOV. KARYN POLITO ENDORSE STEVE XIARHOS FOR STATE REP.

By |2020-10-19T15:26:47-04:00October 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

GOVERNOR CHARLIE BAKER AND LT. GOV. KARYN POLITO ENDORSE STEVE XIARHOS FOR STATE REP. October 19, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE -- Steve Xiarhos, candidate for State Representative in the 5th Barnstable District, announced today that he has been officially endorsed by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito. “Massachusetts needs more people in elected office like Steve Xiarhos," said Governor Baker in a statement announcing the endorsement. "Steve has forty years of experience helping people on Cape Cod as a police officer and philanthropic leader. His law enforcement experience will be a valuable addition to the Legislature as we [...]

XIARHOS COMMENDS UPDATED STATE BUDGET PLAN FILED BY GOVERNOR BAKER

By |2020-10-14T16:51:49-04:00October 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

XIARHOS COMMENDS UPDATED STATE BUDGET PLAN FILED BY GOVERNOR BAKER October 14, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE - Steven Xiarhos, Republican candidate for State Representative in the Fifth Barnstable District, issued the following statement today commending Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker for filing an updated state budget plan that does not include a broad-based tax increase: "I would like to commend Governor Baker and his administration for proposing a new budget plan for the current fiscal year that does not involve any broad-based tax increases. While I await further details and I still remain concerned about certain financial consequences we face [...]

XIARHOS RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM CAPE AND ISLANDS D.A. MICHAEL O’KEEFE

By |2020-10-13T13:43:50-04:00October 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

XIARHOS RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM CAPE AND ISLANDS D.A. MICHAEL O'KEEFE October 13, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE - Steven Xiarhos, Republican candidate for State Representative in the Fifth Barnstable District, announced today that his campaign has been officially endorsed by Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe. "In these times, it is more important than ever before that we have people in elected office who are strong, competent leaders," said O'Keefe. "We need people who respect the rule of law and who are willing to take a stand in the name of public safety. Steve Xiarhos is such a person. [...]

STATEMENT OF STEVE XIARHOS REGARDING COVID-19

By |2020-10-09T16:55:28-04:00October 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

STATEMENT OF STEVE XIARHOS REGARDING COVID-19 October 9, 2020 "I am happy to report that, contrary to what you may read in the newspaper, I HAVE NOT been diagnosed with Coronavirus. I have personally taken several tests, and all have come back negative. However, out of an abundance of caution and per public health guidelines, I am finishing out a quarantine period at my home. It's the only responsible thing to do after travel. "Sadly, there have been too many false reports about my visit to Gold Star Family Day in Washington. Even more insulting, some have used this [...]