In his op-ed for The Boston Sun (February 15), Jonathan points to several bills that would eliminate “a myriad of barriers” to transparent governance. They include redistricting, expanding early voting, election day registration, and streamlined registration for returning community members. Great piece!
We’re looking forward to a conversation about city making with Dr. Karilyn Crockett, whose groundbreaking People before Highways: Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making chronicles the state’s failed attempts to build a highway system through the heart of Boston. The project was halted by a coalition of citizen activists determined to uphold standards of equity throughout the city.
The Ward 4 Dems will be caucusing on Saturday, May 11th at 11 am
In the lead-up to the 2019 State Convention on September 14th at Springfield’s MassMutual Center, we will meet to elect delegates on May 11. Location: BPL, South End Branch. More details to follow.
For information about the State Convention: https://massdems.org/2019-state-convention/
A specialist in anesthesiology and pain management, Dr. Zafeer Baber is in a perfect position to assess the connections between Big Pharma and Big Tobacco. In both cases, he writes in his February 8th op-ed for The Boston Sun, “the Commonwealth is facing a…public health crisis built on deceitful marketing practices.” He urges policy action at all levels.