Our office has had some questions from residents who have been annoyed by the volume of calls they receive from autodialers. The FCC has specific rules for automatic telephone dialing systems. These rules apply whether or not you have registered your home phone number(s) on the national Do-Not-Call list. The links below were provided by […]
June Roberts asks: What can be done to make it easier to extend the period of fraud alert notices from consumer credit reporting agencies?
There are important signs for hope. There are many organizations which recruit talented youth in Boston-ABCD, the Urban League, the Roxbury Resource Center (part of the City of Boston), to name a few. There are numerous organizations providing training opportunities. Boston is about to launch a STEM school at Dearborn, for example. What is needed […]
Will writes: Last night the Senate gave preliminary approval to legislation authorizing the borrowing of $1 billion for expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in South Boston. I came to feel comfortable with the bill and did vote for it, although I share a number of common concerns about this kind of legislation, including the following:
Will writes: Last night, the Senate approved a compromise bill raising the minimum wage and stabilizing unemployment insurance rates in Massachusetts. The bill was the product of lengthy negotiations between House and Senate conferees. Here are the minimum wage highlights:
I was at the State House today to help Resolve celebrate the Massachusetts Infertility Mandate, and stopped by Senator Brownsberger’s office. Massachusetts has some of the best infertility coverage in the country. When, twenty-five years ago, my husband and I discovered we would need medical assistance to start a family, we were lucky enough to […]