Tag Archive: Massachusetts

Jul 21

Call the governor and tell him you support bringing refuge children to Mass

We are getting reports from a comrade who works in constituent relations in the Governor’s office that they are getting flooded with anti-immigrant calls. PLEASE call to support bringing some of the refuge children here to Massachusetts. The number to call is (617)725-4005 More information via Boston Globe

May 21

14,000 JOBS: City Budget Hearing Thursday and Updates

UPDATES FROM YOUTH JOBS COALITION BOSTON! Our Campaign Goals: 14,000 Summer Jobs (1/3 from the City) and Year-Round Jobs! Boston Youth Fund Budget Hearing: Thurs, May 24 at 2:00 pm Come by 3:30 pm, and Earlier (at 2:00 pm) If You Can! State House Action: Tues, May 22 at 4:30 pm Ask the State Senate …

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Apr 23

4/25 – Youth Jobs Day of Action at State House

Wednesday, 4/25 at the State House at 3:30 House Budget Action We lost 1,900 summer jobs in Boston last year. Help us get from 8,800 to 11,000 jobs! Led by Youth Jobs Coalition Boston State/Private. Call on the House of Representatives to add funding for youth jobs! For questions and more information, contact boston@youthjobscoalition.org or …

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Mar 22

Legislation Watch: An Act Relative to Indigent Defense Counsel

SOURCE: http://blackstonian.com/news/2012/03/legislation-watch-an-act-relative-to-indigent-defense-counsel/ Legislation Watch: An Act Relative to Indigent Defense Counsel Submitted by: Rep. David P. Linsky Docket number: HD04315 An Act Relative to Indigent Defense Counsel For updates on this proposed Bill stay tuned to Rep. David Linsky’s MA State House web page http://www.malegislature.gov/People/Profile/DPL1 Read & Listen!!! Atty. Stephanie Soriano-Mills on Radio Boston w/ Rep. …

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Mar 22

Legislation Watch: S.2061 Anti-Immigration bill “Act to enhance community safety”

SOURCE: http://blackstonian.com/news/2012/03/legislation-watch-s-2061-anti-immigration-bill-act-to-enhance-community-safety/ Bill S.2061 An Act to enhance community safety By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Richard T. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr, George N. Peterson, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance community safety. The Judiciary. Sponsors: Richard T. Moore Status: …

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Mar 22

Legislation Watch: An Act relative to the common defense Bill S.661

SOURCE: http://blackstonian.com/news/2012/03/legislation-watch-an-act-relative-to-the-common-defense-bill-s-661/ BLACKSTONIAN EDITOR’S NOTE: This proposed act is similar to the Stand Your Ground Law now central to the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida by “Neighborhood Patrol Captain” George Zimmerman Stand-your-ground law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stand-your-ground_law Trayvon Martin Case: ‘Stand Your Ground Law’ At Center Of Shooting http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/22/trayvon-martin-case-stand_n_1372105.html Opponents of ‘Stand Your Ground’ law predicted ‘racially …

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Mar 09

Thur. 3/15 Rally/Lobby State House against 3 Strikes

Thur. 3/15 Rally at State House against 3 Strikes

Jan 07

3 Strikes Info – Handouts

Attached are 3 informational handouts about the “3 Strikes” Habirtual Offender Legislation for Massachusetts. Feel free to download and distribute them. They are 8.5 x 11. More info: blackstonian.com

Nov 10

Kill The Bill! Stop 3 Strikes Law in MA. Rally Nov. 10 – 11AM

Kill The Bill! Stop 3 Strikes Law in MA. Rally Nov. 10 – 11AM Stop 3-Strikes Law! Stop revolving prison door! ACT NOW! KILL THE BILL S.2054 The Massachusetts Senate is debating a bill that would have disastrous impacts on the State. If S.2054 passes, the following would happen: 1. Massachusetts would institute the worst, …

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