Covid-19: We can’t afford to wait

Massachusetts isn’t doing enough Since Gov. Baker declared a state of Emergency this month, our state legislature has passed a handful of bills: They allocated $15 Million to a fund...

Covid-19 Demands Urgent Action

From https://covidactnow.org Since Gov. Baker declared a state of emergency on March 10th, legislators have passed two bills related to the crisis: they waived the one-week waiting period for those...

“Underwhelming” investment in Massachusetts transportation

This past Wednesday, the MA House leadership unveiled their plans for investing in transportation in our state. For months now, we’ve heard that the legislature was going to tackle our...

Sexual Harassment on Beacon Hill is a Major Problem

Sexual Harassment on Beacon Hill is a Major Problem Just two days left for committees to act Friend- ‘I’m going to debunk the blatant lie that the Speaker and his loyalists...

Deadlines Looming for MA Legislature

Deadlines looming for legislature MA State legislative session is almost two-thirds finished. Friend- Today, the MA State House just held its first formal legislative session since November, although there weren’t...

It’s harder to get a recorded vote in Massachusetts than in Texas, Ohio, Arizona and Florida  

In Massachusetts, it is exceptionally hard to get a recorded vote when bills are voted on by the full House. When comparable states only require 1 to 5 Reps to...

Victory! Corporate Tax Break defeated in final budget bill

Yes, standing up to House leadership works and we have the proof! How activists across the state stopped a corporate giveaway.

Why can’t Massachusetts pass a budget on time?

Why can’t Massachusetts pass a budget on time? The Massachusetts State Legislature keeps passing budgets late. Very late. In 2018 & 2019, Massachusetts was the last state in the country...

The MA State House is leaving parents behind

If you’re a parent who wants to run for office in Massachusetts, you can’t use campaign funds to cover child care expenses. Your opponent can lease a fancy car to...

Why has MA failed to stand up to Trump on immigration?

Ever since Donald Trump was elected President, progressives have been looking for ways to stand up to his racist and authoritarian immigration policies. People have flooded to airports to protest...