The Safe Communities Act is stuck in committee and will die there, without ever making it to the floor for a legislative vote if the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security doesn’t act by FEBRUARY 7. This would mean the people we elect to serve us in the state legislature would not have the opportunity to REPRESENT us. Furthermore, Cape Cod has now become more anti-immigrant, as our own sheriff has now agreed to take money from the federal government to make his deputies extensions of ICE.
The Safe Communities Act is stuck in committee. It will never be brought to the legislative floor for a legislative vote, if it is not voted out of committee. Our own Sheriff here on Cape Cod has now agreed to take money from the federal government to make his deputies extensions of ICE
This call comes from Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) Please share with your networks – we want an overwhelming show of support: Hundreds of people were at the State House Friday to show their support for the Safe Communities Act, which has a hearing from 10 am to 3 pm before the Joint…
Interested in attending this hearing? The Joint Committee on Public Safety will hold a hearing on our top legislative priority this year, the Safe Communities Act, this Friday, June 9, from 10 am to 3 pm (or as late as it takes) in Rooms A-1 and A-2.
Now this bill is heading to a hearing in the Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee on June 9th, and we need letters sent to the committee members, as written testimony.