Officials are already on edge about how many medical marijuana dispensaries are on the way, and the possibility of seeing an unknown number of shops selling marijuana for recreational purposes doesn’t help.
Drivers and bicyclists fighting a ticket for a moving violation are guaranteed to lose, thanks to a 2009 state law that instituted a $25 non-refundable fee to file an appeal. But the mayor of Cambridge and one fed-up resident are trying to make the system more fair.
I am writing to thank the voters of Cambridge who nominated me as the Democratic candidate for state Senate in the Second Middlesex District last week.
No voter should use the late-campaign mysterious mailer brouhaha to decide how they’re casting a ballot. There are plenty of other ways to decide the 26th Middlesex District.
The Tim Toomey reelection campaign has made allegations in a mailer sent to voters of attacks by a “well-financed, shadowy group of anonymous donors,” eventually pointing to Our Revolution, the movement springing from Bernie Sanders’ run for president.
In this race for the 26th Middlesex District of Cambridge and Somerville, the progressive choice is clear on issues such as a clean, safe environment, quality public schools and an economic system that gives working families a fair shot: Mike Connolly.
A “Clean Money for Climate Pledge” by the advocacy group 350 Mass Action has drawn commitments from a half-dozen Cambridge and Somerville politicians promising to refuse campaign contributions related to 10 major fossil fuel and utility companies.
State Sen. Pat Jehlen was endorsed Wednesday by NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts in her bid for reelection to the Second Middlesex District seat. The Democratic primary election is Sept. 8.
Like many other incumbents, Toomey has rarely taken on the slow-moving, conservative leadership of the House. It’s time to elect a state representative who will be a strong, reliable advocate for progressive causes.
A leader with imagination and vision, Mike Connolly will bring much-needed youthful energy, passion and spirit to our sluggish legislature.