Tenants Rights Guide

Worried about eviction? 27% of renters in Massachusetts are currently at risk of eviction, and the courts are set to be overloaded with eviction cases this winter and beyond. We’re...

MA House sides with the rich

Today, the Massachusetts House will finish voting on the state budget. But the most important vote already happened. On Tuesday, the House rejected an increase on the tax rate for...

2020 Voter Guide

Early Voting Information In-person early voting is available statewide from October 17th to the 30th. Unlike on Election Day, where you can only vote at your registered polling place, you...

What Massachusetts can do about the upcoming budget shortfall

We still don’t know how bad the financial costs of the COVID-19 recession will be for Massachusetts, but right now, things don’t look good. The Senate Ways & Means Chair,...

We need a safe school reopening

Municipalities across the Commonwealth who have taken steps to protect teachers and students in absence of leadership from the governor or the Legislature by mandating remote classes, were undercut on...

2020 Primary Endorsements

If you’ve followed our coverage of the State House, you’ve seen how things are done. Important bills sit for months with no action, progressive legislation is frequently killed without a...

Death by Default

Massachusetts doesn’t have the death penalty anymore. The last execution happened back in 1947. However, with the rapid spread of Covid-19 through the correctional system, it’s becoming clear that we are...

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...