As the conversation about criminal justice reform heats up, some numbers are helpful for putting things in perspective. As I share in this post, Massachusetts has the third lowest incarceration rate among the 50 states–but we lock up 4 to 5 times as many people as we did 40 years ago. I want to share more on this critical issue, and to hear from you, at my upcoming community discussions.
You may already be familiar with MEET BELMONT, the Community Information Fair that takes place in August each year. In 2017, the Belmont Vision 21 Implementation Committee is expanding MEET BELMONT with a new event called “Talk of the Town.” The program, co-sponsored by Belmont Public Schools, will feature four notable Belmont residents, each sharing […]
Click to read Senator Brownsberger’s letter to Senator Spilka, Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Senator Brownsberger will co-host a community discussion on criminal justice reform efforts in Massachusetts on 3/11 at the Belmont Town Hall
As a legislator, I work hard to communicate with my constituents – to get feedback to represent you effectively and to give you information that you want. Here I’ll explain the key communications tools that I use, and solicit your feedback on any ways to improve my approach.
Senator Brownsberger will participate in a panel discussion on the impacts of Massachusetts’ CORI Reform on employment and recidivism rates at the John Adams Courthouse on Tuesday, March 21 from 8:30 – 10:30 AM. This event is free and open to the public.