State legislature

How to Testify at a State House Hearing

November 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Every bill submitted to the State Legislature is assigned to a committee, and the committee will schedule every bill for a hearing, often with several bills in the same hearing.  Hearings typically occur from April to December of the year in which the bill is …

Vote on the Fair Share Amendment

June 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

On Wednesday, June 12th at 1:00pm in the House Chambers, our elected officials will hold a constitutional convention to debate and vote on the Fair Share Amendment. Looking forward to seeing many of you and your team’s there for the vote! This will be our …

Join state legislators, joined by two Russian and one Indian peace and disarmament movement leaders, for a discussion of the new nuclear arms race and how the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda addresses threats to peace and their budgetary impact on meeting needs in Massachusetts.  …

Taxpayers Information and Communication Act

January 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Taxpayers Information and Communication Act AN ACT PROVIDING FEDERAL AND STATE BUDGET INFORMATION TO RESIDENTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH  H.2738;S.1819 Ask the State Treasurer to send an annual, easy to understand report to Mass taxpayers on how their Federal and state income taxes were spent in …

We Endorse for State Legislature

October 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action endorses these candidates for State Legislature in 2018.  You must register by October 17 to vote on Nov. 6!  You can Register to vote online or apply for an absentee ballot! Candidates for State Senate- Running Opposed Sue Chalifoux-Zephyr Sue Chalifoux-Zephyr (Worcester and Middlesex — …

Thursday, July 12, 10am • Massachusetts State House, Room 222 Massachusetts has a chance to take a stand against nuclear war – join us to call on our representatives to support action to end the President’s sole authority over our nuclear arsenal! This spring, State …

GRASSROOTS COALITION OPPOSES LEGISLATURE’S DECISION TO ELIMINATE SUNDAY & HOLIDAY TIME-AND-A-HALF PAY, INADEQUATE INCREASE FOR TIPPED WORKERS BOSTON – The Raise Up Massachusetts coalition of community organizations, religious groups, and labor unions today announced that if Governor Baker signs the ballot question bill passed by the …

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