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

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 issues statement opposing transportation and sale of marijuana by retailers without storefronts2020-10-22T11:52:50-04:00

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

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. [...]

XIARHOS WARNS LEGISLATORS COULD TRY TO PASS “SAFE COMMUNITIES ACT” UNDER COVER OF LAME DUCK SESSION2020-10-21T10:25:19-04:00

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

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 [...]

GOVERNOR CHARLIE BAKER AND LT. GOV. KARYN POLITO ENDORSE STEVE XIARHOS FOR STATE REP.2020-10-19T15:26:47-04:00

XIARHOS COMMENDS UPDATED STATE BUDGET PLAN FILED BY GOVERNOR BAKER

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 COMMENDS UPDATED STATE BUDGET PLAN FILED BY GOVERNOR BAKER2020-10-14T16:51:49-04:00

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

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. [...]

XIARHOS RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM CAPE AND ISLANDS D.A. MICHAEL O’KEEFE2020-10-13T13:43:50-04:00

STATEMENT OF STEVE XIARHOS REGARDING COVID-19

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 [...]

STATEMENT OF STEVE XIARHOS REGARDING COVID-192020-10-09T16:55:28-04:00

XIARHOS ENDORSED BY BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGISTER OF PROBATE ANASTASIA WELSH PERRINO

XIARHOS ENDORSED BY BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGISTER OF PROBATE ANASTASIA WELSH PERRINO October 8, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE -- Steve Xiarhos, Republican Candidate for State Representative in the 5th Barnstable District, announced today that his campaign has been officially endorsed by Barnstable County Register of Probate Anastasia Welsh Perrino. “We need people in the Legislature who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get the job done, and that’s exactly the type of person Steve Xiarhos is,” said Perrino. “Over a forty-year career for the Yarmouth Police Department, Steve worked his way up the ranks from Summer Reserve Patrol [...]

XIARHOS ENDORSED BY BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGISTER OF PROBATE ANASTASIA WELSH PERRINO2020-10-08T12:13:47-04:00

XIARHOS ENDORSED BY REP. SUSAN WILLIAMS GIFFORD

XIARHOS ENDORSED BY REP. SUSAN WILLIAMS GIFFORD October 7, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE – Steve Xiarhos, Republican Candidate for State Representative in the 5th Barnstable District, announced today that his campaign has been endorsed by State Representative Susan Williams Gifford (R – 2nd Plymouth District). “Steve Xiarhos is a great candidate, but more than that, he is a terrific person,” said Representative Gifford. “Steve knows how important it is for us to protect the environment of Cape Cod and to nurture its fragile tourist-based economy back to vitality. He also knows how important it is to work with local [...]

XIARHOS ENDORSED BY REP. SUSAN WILLIAMS GIFFORD2020-10-07T10:00:08-04:00

STEVE XIARHOS VOWS TO BE A FULL-TIME STATE REP AND READY TO SERVE ON DAY ONE

STEVE XIARHOS VOWS TO BE A FULL-TIME STATE REP AND READY TO SERVE ON DAY ONE October 5, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE -- With Election Day just one month away, Steve Xiarhos is wasting no time telling voters his priorities for the remainder of the campaign for State Representative in the Fifth Barnstable District. “To me, this has always been a campaign about helping people and making Cape Cod a better place to live and work,” said Xiarhos in a message to supporters this past weekend. “I look forward to bringing that message to more and more voters throughout the [...]

STEVE XIARHOS VOWS TO BE A FULL-TIME STATE REP AND READY TO SERVE ON DAY ONE2020-10-05T10:38:49-04:00

STATEMENT OF STEVE XIARHOS REGARDING CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW MACHINE GUN RANGE AT CAMP EDWARDS

STATEMENT OF STEVE XIARHOS REGARDING CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW MACHINE GUN RANGE AT CAMP EDWARDS October 1, 2020 SANDWICH -- Steve Xiarhos, Republican candidate for State Representative in the 5th Barnstable District, issued the following statement today regarding plans for the construction of a machine gun range for Camp Edwards at Joint Base Cape Cod: “I am a steadfast supporter of our military and our troops, and as part of that, I believe our National Guard personnel deserve access to quality training and resources. So, if officials believe a new range is needed to train personnel at Camp [...]

STATEMENT OF STEVE XIARHOS REGARDING CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW MACHINE GUN RANGE AT CAMP EDWARDS2020-10-01T16:23:51-04:00