State legislature

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 …

State Legislature Endorsements

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action endorses these candidates for State Legislature in 2018. *** Update, August 13: We have added three more endorsed candidates: Jo Comerford, Jon Hecht and Darrin Howell. *** Candidates for State Senate Sue Chalifoux-Zephyr Sue Chalifoux-Zephyr (Worcester and Middlesex — Fitchburg, Leominster area) almost won …

Poor People’s Campaign Unity News Conference

February 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

Join the Massachusetts Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival on February 5th at 9:30am for our Unity News Conference on the State House Steps. Massachusetts will join with over 25 states around the country and Washington DC to announce our participation in …

Twelve Massachusetts state legislators are headed to Israel on Thursday for a ten-day, all-expenses paid tour of Israel paid for by the Jewish Community Relations Council, a pro-Israel lobby group that is currently pushing those same legislators to support an anti-boycott bill it crafted. A state …

The hearing will be Monday, Nov. 6, 1:00pm in the State House room A-2.  This hearing has been repeatedly rescheduled — but this time, it’s real! President Trump and his Republican allies have already begun to cut federal programs critical to our health and welfare, …

108 Massachusetts faith leaders wrote to the State Legislature committee currently considering legislation which would forbid the state from doing business with those who boycott Israeli companies doing business in the occupied Palestinian territories. Their letter, which was delivered on October 11, follows: Statement from …

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