The uncomfortable subject of state elected-official compensation has come up. I am likely to need to vote on it sometime soon and I would welcome your thoughts.
An Act to Reduce the Criminalization of Poverty is designed to stop the criminal justice system from dragging people deeper in by exacting unaffordable fees and fines and by creating civil disabilities that prevent people from working.
The BayState Banner reports on Mayor Walsh’s State of the City Address, including Senator Brownsberger’s legislation relative to charter school transportation costs.
Many people experience long term civil disabilities as a result of having been arrested or charged with a crime. They may be unable to join the military, get a job or find housing. This post, the first in a series breaking down this complex problem, introduces some basic concepts and policy challenges.
We got a lot done in the last session, but the duck boat law stands out for me emotionally – it makes Boston safer, but more than that, gives a little bit of positive meaning to the otherwise completely wasteful death of a fine young woman in her prime.
78th Citizens’ Legislative Seminar – An invitation to learn about the legislative process Senator Brownsberger is seeking nominees to participate in the 78th Citizens’ Legislative Seminar (CLS) to be held March 21 and March 22, 2017 at the State House in Boston. CLS is a semi-annual educational seminar geared towards adults of all ages interested in learning […]