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Our communities are stronger when all families have access to affordable housing options—options that allow families to stay in the neighborhoods they’ve helped build over the years and that help keep new, young families in the communities where they’ve started to put down roots...
As an ardent advocate for criminal justice reform, I believe it’s imperative to address both the moral and fiscal costs of our current system and the toll that decades of shortsighted policies have taken on our communities. I’ve been workin...
I oppose the death penalty and will oppose any effort to bring capital punishment into our state...
Economic development partnerships have the potential to enliven neighborhood economies, open new job opportunities, and build new ownership possibilities for local residents...
I’ve been a public school teacher, and I will never forget the struggles—and victories—I saw my students, parents, and fellow teachers go through every day...
Protecting our environment is both a moral responsibility to future generations and a health and quality-of-life issue for us today...
I believe our government functions best when it is open, transparent, and accountable to the people...
Everyone deserves access to high-quality, affordable health care. Massachusetts has taken important, pioneering steps in recent years to expand health care to more Commonwealth residents—an accomplishment we should be proud of...
Immigrants have helped shape the state we are proud to call home today. I’ve seen first-hand the incredible contributions that immigrants have made to our society, starting with my father, who came to the United States from Costa Rica in high sch...
I am a strong, long-time supporter of equal marriage rights for same-sex couples, and as State Senator I will actively work to ensure our government protects, respects, and values all families and individuals. Please see the "Related Posts" links to th...

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