The members of the Greater Boston Chapter of We the People Massachusetts wish to express appreciation to state Sens. Pat Jehlen and Sal DiDomenico and state Rep. Marjorie Decker for their support of the We the People Act.
Democratic Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg looked heartbroken, shocked and devastated during an impromptu press conference where he publicly addressed allegations that his spouse groped and assaulted men who do business before the Senate.
Constituents of the 26th Middlesex District are encouraged to bring questions, concerns and policy ideas to a town hall meeting to be held Dec. 4 by Democratic state Rep. Mike Connolly.
A tax reform bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would do away with tax-exempt bonds and associated tax credits that housing officials are counting on to rehab thousands of units throughout the city. Tenants and politicians are helping fight the cuts.
The House is debating long-overdue reforms to the state’s criminal justice system, and state Rep. Mike Connolly will give an update on criminal justice reform and other matters at the State House.
The Trump tax plan is a disaster for Cambridge’s public housing, and if enacted will undo years of planning and millions of dollars in rehabilitation for aging units, officials said.
A bill to create a transfer tax on real estate purchases will be heard Tuesday at the State House in Boston – a significant step forward for an idea that has been stymied since first proposed in the 1990s. All the resulting funds would go toward local affordable housing.
In our local bubble of liberalism it may seem shocking, but there’s an initiative on the 2018 state ballot to undo protections passed last year for transgender people using public accommodations.
Cambridge police have scrapped a policy, perhaps temporarily, allowing officers to hold suspects who are undocumented immigrants past the time they should have been released solely to cooperate with a “detainer” request from immigration enforcement officers.
State Sen. Pat Jehlen, a Somerville Democrat, was appointed assistant majority leader Wednesday by Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg.