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Lowell School Committee members, including Emerge MA alum Jackie Doherty, declare racism a public health crisis

Despite the City Council’s rejection of a resolution to declare racism a public health crisis, the School Committee Wednesday passed a motion to ...
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Emerge MA Alum and State Rep Claire Cronin casts Massachusetts votes for Biden at the DNC

A state representative for Brockton and Easton cast Massachusetts’ votes for president during the virtual roll call at the Democratic National ...
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With students returning to college, Boston City Councilor Liz Breadon advocates for constituents’ safety in Allston-Brighton

Boston City Councilor Liz Breadon is worried about college students living off-campus and the potential spread of COVID-19. She represents ...
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A Blue Line car for bikes? Lydia Edwards floats the idea to help cyclists cross the harbor

No matter how many bicycle lanes or Bluebikes stations come to East Boston, the neighborhood still has one major cycling barrier: Boston Harbor. ...
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What to know about Michelle Wu’s ‘Green New Deal & Just Recovery’ for Boston

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu recently laid out a vision to bring the sweeping call for a Green New Deal heralded by Washington lawmakers to ...
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Lexington delegation, including Emerge Alum Rep Michelle Ciccollo, announces local aid, education funding boost

Lexington’s legislative delegation of Sen. Cindy Friedman, D-Arlington, Sen. Mike Barrett, D-Lexington, and Rep. Michelle Ciccolo, D-Lexington, ...
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  • Press Release
  • Aug 19, 2020
  • WGBH

Sen. Becca Rausch Discusses Mail-In Voting

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, some in Massachusetts were calling for the state to improve and expand opportunities to vote by mail. In July, Gov. ...
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DiZoglio Renews Call on Governor, House Speaker to End Use of Non-Disclosure Agreements

The Massachusetts Senate recently passed Sen. Diana DiZoglio proposal to end the use of taxpayer-paid nondisclosure agreements throughout state ...
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Councilor Michelle Wu introduces her plan for a citywide Green New Deal

Michelle Wu was fuming. The late afternoon June sun roasted the elementary school basketball court in Boston’s Chinatown. There was hardly a tree in ...
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Senator Eldridge, Representatives Tami Gouveia and Danillo Sena secure $250,000 earmark for Household Goods in supplemental budget

State Senator James Eldridge (D-Acton), Representative Tami L. Gouveia (D-Acton) and Representative Danillo A. Sena (D-Acton) secured an earmark for ...
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