Free or Open Source Software Licenses for State Developed Software?

Hello Senator, I was wondering if the idea that state developed software should be released under free or open source licenses is on the radar at all in the legislature. I.e. have you or your colleagues been exposed to the idea before and if you have what are your thoughts on it? I see that […]

Delegation of Immigration Authority Section 287(g) Immigration and Nationality

In anticipation of changes to deportation policy federally, what can Massachusetts do to keep ICE enforcement actions relatively humane, at least in this state? The wording here, https://www.ice.gov/287g , suggests to me that putting state and local officers on this task is something a state chooses to do itself not something imposed on it from […]