Senator Will Brownsberger will host a community discussion on the We the People Act tonight, to examine the pros and cons of proposed legislation and solicit community feedback on the issue of campaign finance reform. WHEN: Monday, January 30 from 6:00 – 7:45 PM WHERE: Honan Branch Library | 300 N. Harvard Street, Allston 02134 If you are unable to […]
The Senate passed legislation requiring timely disclosure of “independent” spending in political campaigns. This is the most significant practical response that Massachusetts can make to the Citizens United case and I had long supported it.
A link to Nayla Rathle’s guest commentary in the Belmont Citizen-Herald on MayDay PAC (an attempt to counter the corrupting influence of special-interest “superPACs”) and Will’s reactions on the issue at the state level.
I have recently received a number emails calling on me to take a “People’s Pledge” to transparency. The People’s Pledge itself very much reflects my personal approach to legislating and I do hereby affirm the pledge immediately appearing below: I swear that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of State Legislator to […]
Dear Mr. Brownsberger, I just returned from voting for you. Climate change is my number one issue, and you are the number one candidate on climate change. Unfortunately it was not an easy vote, even though I know first hand, as a sub-contractor, that you put your money where your mouth is by upgrading your […]
Will, We are disappointed by your stance on the Citizens United decision and proposed constitutional amendment to reverse it (Belmont Citizen’s Herald, March 25, and your website). You cast doubt on the alarming implications of the Court’s decision, asking “…do we, the people, feel that we need to be protected by government from hearing the […]