Marijuana, Cocaine and Heroin

I’ve been hearing from a number of constituents who are calling for full legalization and taxation of marijuana. I think that it is much more useful to focus on reducing mandatory minimum sentences for the harder drugs and I’m hopeful that our financial crunch will create the conditions for responsible movement on sentencing policy.

S58, Anti-human trafficking bill

Will, thank you for testifying for S58, the anti-human trafficking bill filed by Sen. Mark Montigny, and for cosponsoring the bill.  Human trafficking, which is the crime of buying and selling human beings, typically into servitude or prostitution, occurs everywhere in the world ( There are victims here in Massachusetts.