We need more transparency and accountability in government

I am committed to good and effective government. This requires listening to all voices and giving everyone a seat at the table. Collaboration and engagement, robust debate and thoughtful planning have been hallmarks in my work as a city councilor and I will continue on that path as your state representative. Massachusetts is unique inContinue reading “We need more transparency and accountability in government”

Invest in Transit

There are several ways that we can improve our transportation system. We need to address how our land-use and development decisions affect our transportation patterns, how to minimize single-use vehicles, and how to decarbonize our transit. Read more about our transportation systems and what they can be here: The future of transportation in Boston couldContinue reading “Invest in Transit”

I Support a Massachusetts Green New Deal

Climate scientists now realize that their predictions from 40 years ago were incorrect — global warming is happening much faster than they thought. We must reach zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. We can reach this goal but starts with political leadership. Our elected officials must be able to respond to crisis much more quicklyContinue reading “I Support a Massachusetts Green New Deal”

Voting Rights

One of the reasons I am challenging the incumbent, Rep. John Lawn is my frustration with his lack of action on expanding voting rights. Currently, voters must register at least 20 days before election day in Massachusetts. This means thousands of people get disenfranchised. Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia have passed laws toContinue reading “Voting Rights”

Invest in Transit

There are several ways that we can improve our transportation system. We need to address how our land-use and development decisions affect our transportation patterns, how to minimize single-use vehicles, and how to decarbonize our transit. Read more about our transportation systems and what they can be here: The future of transportation in Boston couldContinue reading “Invest in Transit”

We need more transparency and accountability in government

We need more transparency and accountability in government
I am committed to good and effective government. This requires listening to all voices and giving everyone a seat at the table. Collaboration and engagement, robust debate and thoughtful planning have been hallmarks in my work as a city councilor and I will continue on that path as your state representative.
Massachusetts is unique in that no other state in the nation exempts all three branches of government from the open meeting law. Recently, a special commission on public records dissolved after unsuccessful attempts to expand public records law. There must be some middle ground that allows for more transparency and citizen engagement. A healthy democracy depends on it.

We need more transparency and accountability in government

I am committed to good and effective government. This requires listening to all voices and giving everyone a seat at the table. Collaboration and engagement, robust debate and thoughtful planning have been hallmarks in my work as a city councilor and I will continue on that path as your state representative. Massachusetts is unique inContinue reading “We need more transparency and accountability in government”