Earlier this week, Senator Pacheco’s Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change released an omnibus bill climate change bill. The bill combines dozens of ideas for reducing carbon emissions, including authorizations for powerful new market mechanisms.
The Greenfield Recorder responds to an op-ed Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan published in January, agreeing that “outside the box” approaches to combating the opioid crisis are worth considering.
In the Globe today: http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/02/07/history-fight-wants-put-digital-billboards-around-boston-common/1zRWY93RKV1p73tUNkOC4M/story.html Honestly this is a good idea. I think the preservationists are being a bit extreme on this one. The “billboards” would be the size of a TV. Those stations are in heavily commercial neighborhoods already so adding these ads would in no way harm the “character” of the neighborhood. From […]
A student examines policies that could reduce and improve the use of segregation that are currently under consideration by the criminal justice reform conference committee, via BU Today.
The Mass Incarceration Working Group of the First Parish UU of Arlington will celebrate five years of working to end mass incarceration in Massachusetts on Feb. 11, via Wicked Local.
Overall, state aid to schools is inadequate. I hope we can pass the “millionaire’s tax” this November and use the proceeds to increase school aid under a simpler, more rational formula.