The Boston Globe reports on the ceremony celebrating the signing of the transgender public accommodations bill.
The Boston Globe reports on a Transportation Committee hearing on S.2354 “An Act relative to sight-seeing vehicle safety.” This bill, filed by Senator Brownsberger, would require a separate driver and guide on all sight-seeing vehicles and require proximity sensors and blind spot cameras on all amphibious vehicles.
The Boston Globe reported on the efforts of Ivan and Martha Warmuth, who partnership with Senator Brownsberger and several of legislative colleagues, introduced legislation to improve the safety of sight-seeing vehicles.
The Boston Globe reports on a bill, filed by Senator Brownsberger, that would impose new regulations for sight-seeing vehicles after a fatal crash near the Boston Common in April.
The Boston Globe reports that on Friday, the co-chairmen of the Joint Committee on the Judiciary, Senator William N. Brownsberger and Representative John V. Fernandes, told the Globe that committee members were being polled on two versions of the bill. Brownsberger, the Senate chairman, said he believes both versions of the bill “are intended to fully protect transgender people from discrimination.”
The Boston Globe reports on “the start of a months-long examination of the state’s criminal justice system that could lead to significant policy shifts.” Senator Brownsberger, who serves as the legislative co-chair of the Working Group partnering with the Council of State Governments on the policy review, told the Globe, “I think it’s very positive that the top leaders on Beacon Hill are all focusing together on real data about the criminal justice system. I can’t think of a conversation that is more likely to lead to support for real reforms.” The presentation given by the Council at the meeting can be found at this post.