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CONGRATULATIONS! State Senator Julian Cyr has been an important asset to all of us!

UPDATE: Julian won – thank you to Julian and his hard working team! We are reposting this for your last minute election consideration! (This post has been updated.) Julian’s experience and ability to understand his constituency have served us well. He is hard working and that is reflected in the number and importance of the bills he’s filed, the money

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ACT NOW Call to Action: Send a quick email to protect women’s medical privacy, TODAY.

THANK YOU FOR USING YOUR VOICES! IT PASSED! They got the message that this bill had a lot of support across our commonwealth! We need your voice to support protecting women’s healthcare confidentiality. NOW! Please share this post! Please send an email or call your state Senators by 7am Wednesday morning! if you are not from Cape Cod – you

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Call to Action: Call for Safe Communities on Monday!

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 Committee on Public Safety and

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Updated – Urgent Call to Action: Tell your senators vote ‘no’ on Neil Gorsuch, How and Why

CONFIRMATION HEARINGS WERE A LOVE-FEST – FOR GOP! Please Act. Please contact your Senators! Everything you need is here. Update: After two hearings for this nominee, it is clear the GOP is enamered with this man. He is well-spoken, self-deprecating and uses words like, gosh, and golly. But when the Democratic members of the committee grilled him on specifics, he

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Helpful resources and background on the GOP’s efforts to ‘Repeal and Replace’ the ACA (Obamacare)

Be sure to visit our: CALL TO ACTION: Save healthcare or yes, people will die, unnecessarily So far, different aspects of this bill have passed through two committees in the house, with little fanfare and without the numbers that revealed the true costs that were released by the GOP-lead Congressional Budget Office.  If there is more information we will create

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Diane Feinstein’s Statement about Jeff Sessions

We must continue to make calls – contact all senators on the Judiciary Committee – and insist they do not support Jeff Sessions. For details about who to support and how see: UPDATED URGENT Call to Action: Breaking News – Jeff Sessions Confirmation hearing takes on a new meaning. We cannot let up. Senators are listening and the committee vote was

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CALL TO ACTION: Speaker Ryan declares plans to defund Planned Parenthood as well as repeal the ACA. What YOU can do.

We must speak up and speak out. The coming weeks and months your voice will be needed. Voters voices were loud and clear, flooding legislative offices, as the new GOP congress tried to eliminate the Independent Ethics Office.The withdrew their proposal. Now our voices are needed to protect women’s access to healthcare.

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ACTION ALERT: Contact state legislators – support the MA Trust Act, protect immigrants!

This bill is in danger of dying in committee – please see the latest post about this and what you can do to move it out of committee and onto the floor for a vote. (Thanks to the Action Together Massachusetts Facebook Page for this alert!) This is how we will get things done. We must be vigilant and stand

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Senate to vote this Saturday – need your help! PAID FAMILY and MEDICAL LEAVE

Please note: this was 2016 – The senate passed the bill, the house never voted. It died there. Don’t let that happen during this session! SEE INFORMATION ABOUT THE BILL FILED THIS LEGISLATION From Raise Up MA (PFML is supported by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women) : Breaking news! The Senate will be voting on Paid Family and

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Unanimous support in the Senate! News reports so far

Sen. Spilka’s Pay Equity Legislation Passes in Senate “Women in the Commonwealth still make only 82 cents for every dollar earned by a man,” said Senator Karen Spilka, who represents Framingham. read full story here: http://patch.com/massachusetts/framingham/sen-spilkas-pay-equity-legislation-passes-senate-0 Mass. Senate OKs Bill That Would Ensure Equal Pay January 28, 2016 2:51 PM Filed Under: CBS Boston, Massachusetts, Senate, WBZ BOSTON (AP) —

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