Syndicate content

Press Releases

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
 September 27, 2011, BOSTON - Teachers, students, parents, and elected officials from cities and towns around Massachusetts testified in support of S. 185, An Act Preventing Students from Dro...
Monday, September 26, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
September 26, 2011, BOSTON--The Massachusetts Senate today voted to approve an amendment to help ensure that minority- and women-owned businesses (“MBEs and “WBEs”, respectively), as well as workers of color and women...
Thursday, August 25, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON—The Special Commission on School District Collaboration and Regionalization submitted to the Legislature today a report containing a series of recommendations to support inter-district collaboration and regionalization. “This report is the c...
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – Financial literacy legislation sponsored by State Senator Jamie Eldridge was given a favorable report today by the Joint Committee on Education. Senate Bill 204, “An Act Relative to Financial Liter...
Friday, July 1, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON— The Massachusetts Legislature today passed a $30.59 billion spending plan for fiscal year 2012. The budget reduces the state’s FY12 Stabilization Fund draw by $15 million and closes a $1.9 billion budget gap with funding reductions,...
Friday, July 1, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON—In an important victory for advocates around the state, eight of the nine anti-immigrant provisions passed in the Senate budget were excluded from the final budget approved today by the Legislature. The Conference Committee had removed the amendm...
picture
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
Boston, MA – On Saturday, June 11, Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz marched with the MassEquality delegation in the Boston Pride Parade. The Pride Parade is Boston’s annual cultural parade honoring Boston's GLBTQ community. In the attached pho...
Friday, May 27, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON—Following two days of deliberation on nearly 600 amendments, the Massachusetts State Senate on Thursday night approved its final FY2012 budget. The vote came a little over a week after the release of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means&...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – Sonia Chang-Díaz voted with a unanimous Senate on Thursday to pass legislation reforming the state probation and judicial systems, with a focus on transparency and accountability, and identifying cost-savings. The bill establishes perfo...
Monday, May 9, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
“Me sentí honrada de haber asistido al anuncio del Safe and Successful Youth Initiative del Gobernador Patrick esta mañana en Mattapan. Como la Senadora representando al Second Suffolk District en Boston, he visto demasiados ejemplos de violenc...

""