politics

By - 7/5/14 - 5:29 pm

The Ward 19 Democratic Committee will meet Monday, July 7, at 7:00 PM at the Roslindale Community Center in Roslindale Village. The Committee welcomes any voters registered as Democrats in Ward 19 who are interested in participating in Committee events, and contributing to our mission, to attend our meetings. Check here to see if you live in Ward 19.
The Roslindale Community Center is... Read more

By - 3/1/14 - 7:55 pm

The Ward 19 Democratic Committee will meet Monday, March 3, at 7:00 PM at the Roslindale Community Center. The Committee welcomes any voters registered as Democrats in Ward 19 who are interested in participating in Committee events, and contributing to our mission, to attend our meetings.

All delegates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Caucus who reside in Ward 19 are encouraged to attend.

Roslindale Square... Read more

By - 1/4/14 - 5:50 pm

The Ward 19 Democratic Committee will meet Monday, January 6, at 7:00 PM at the Roslindale Community Center. The Committee welcomes any voters registered as Democrats in Ward 19 who are interested in participating in Committee events, and contributing to our mission, to attend our meetings. At this meeting, we will be preparing for our February caucus.

To find out if you live in Ward... Read more

By - 10/3/13 - 9:59 pm

The famous non-profit organization is suffering at the (stage)hands of LocalOne.

See below for a couple of takes on the situation.

http://www.feastofmusic.com/feast_of_music/2013/10/commentary-james-claffey-jr-hates-children.html
Excerpt:
"Accepting Local 1's demand, Carnegie said in a statement, would 'divert significant funds away from the hall’s music education programs and into stagehand fees.'"

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304176904579111810975642206.html
Excerpt:
"This is a fight Carnegie Hall... Read more

By - 5/7/13 - 3:21 pm

A hearing is scheduled for the "Anti-Shadow Bill," Bill H.826, as submitted by Marty Walz and Byron Rushing. Set for Thursday, May 9, the public hearing for comments and input will be at 10:00am in State House Room A-1.

The bill has been criticized for its potential harm to development in the city through the addition of restrictions on... Read more

By - 10/24/11 - 1:10 am

Following the recent unpleasantness, Somerville mayor Joe Curtatone surprised the crowd at the city's Halloween parade with an unexpected disguise today.


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By - 7/20/11 - 1:42 pm

Common Cause Massachusetts is hosting a Redistricting Olympics this summer. We will be taking citizen drawn Congressional, State House, and State Senate maps all summer, evaluating them, declaring a winner, giving out prizes and submitting the winning maps to the MA Legislative Redistricting Committee for consideration.

The purpose of the redistricting Olympics is threefold: to educate the public about the steps in the redistricting process,... Read more

By - 9/10/10 - 5:32 pm

This is the mailing that has Stephen Lynch in a tizzy.
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The front illustrates how in three important votes in the US House of Representatives Stephen Lynch voted in favor of the conservative position, the position usually associated with Republicans. The conceit is that Lynch... Read more

By - 9/8/10 - 2:39 am

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There are six days left until the Democratic primary Tuesday September 14. If you are a MA9 resident and you would prefer a more progressive Democratic candidate than incumbent Congressman Stephen Lynch, there is something you can do to increase Mac D'Allesandro's chances.
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Everyday between now and next Tuesday talk to a like-minded friend who... Read more

By - 7/27/10 - 12:27 pm

The Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus has endorsed another group of strong female candidates this election season. Read about them and all the other latest news from the MWPC in our summer newsletter!

Be sure to visit our webpage for more.

...and become our Fan on Facebook!... Read more

By - 4/16/10 - 11:49 am

CommonWealth magazine came across an interesting lawsuit involving the Boston Public Library and Maryanne Lewis, a lawyer-lobbyist and former state representative who is considering a run as an independent for Congress. The BPL says Lewis was improperly awarded a secret consulting contract by its former president, Bernard Margolis, and that Lewis never performed any consulting or legal services. Lewis says she did the "government relations... Read more

By - 2/19/10 - 10:22 am

I expect history will truly sing praises of your citizens and voters. Why? Because you became the first state in our country where "We The People" as Americans, teamed up and voted your will (against all odds) for your state, yourself, your children and your future. You have empowered the nation. The below link is my 60sec heartfelt tribute.

Marlu Path

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/5221899/remember_fai...... Read more

By - 9/25/09 - 3:49 am

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) is 200,000 members strong and growing. They work to elect bold progressive candidates to federal office and to help those candidates and their campaigns save money, work smarter, and win more often.

PCCC also advocates for... Read more

By - 9/10/09 - 10:55 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr4qsBpxpCM&feature...

On September 9, 2009, Open Media Boston (www.openmediaboston.org) hosted an Forum for the 15 At-Large Boston City Council candidates. Held at Roxbury Community College, the forum lasted nearly two hours and gave the candidates that attended an opportunity to voice their platforms, concerns, and solutions for the future of our city. Press Pass TV reporter Perla was on the scene to bring... Read more

By - 3/9/09 - 4:04 pm

Need a break from the stress of (looking for) work, the economy, and everyday life? Looking for something to do that is fun, cheap, and progressive?

We're heading to the Garment District for Thrifting for Justice on Thursday, March 12 at 6pm!

By - 10/30/08 - 11:15 am

More FBI photos of Sen. Diana Wilkerson getting away with the crime.
Another reason why you should vote for Sonia Chang-Diaz on November 4th.

Now, If this video that you are about to see doesn't convince you that Sen. Diane Wilkerson is a liar, a cheater and a stealer of your tax paying dollars to go to Foxwood's, then I don't know what is.... Read more

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