"The Fair Share Amendment is our best chance to raise more revenue and say that safety, public transit, education, and our future are worth paying for."
Gov Charlie Baker
Suffolk/Globe poll finds governor’s height to be much admired
Cambridge Health Alliance says it is working with schools, has received 2,400 doses of J&J
We are in the midst of an unprecedented worker health and safety crisis and need a plan for reopening the economy that truly protects workers and the public. The plan released by Governor Baker does not accomplish this vital task, and thus the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health gives it failing grades.
But we can be ready for the next one
36 signatories so far
“Public utilities, while they can’t be shut off in the middle of the winter, they run up bills and debts such that when the winter’s over and utility companies are in a position to seek payment, they might take steps to shut people off."
Mass State House, Oct 29, noon-1:30 pm
Twenty-five years after the real estate industry destroyed rent control in Massachusetts, ...
Prison reformers protest Baker and Walsh-endorsed corrections conference
Activists from 19 grassroots organizations marched through downtown Boston Sunday afternoon to protest the American Correctional Association (ACA), which was holding its annual conference at the Hynes Convention Center.
The ACA is one of the largest ...
Can a neoliberal columnist for a billionaire’s newspaper understand that a better MBTA is possible if we tax the rich (and make public transportation truly public)?
It’s hardly a secret that I’m no fan of Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung’s writing on matters political and economic. Which clearly reflects her belief that bringing big corporations to Boston and shovelling public money at them is the best way ...