Your Endorsed Candidates for September 8th Primary!

You, our members, chose which primary candidates are of special interest to the progressive community. When we work for progressive champions, we can make the Legislature more progressive -- and get more done for the Commonwealth. 

Congratulations! Pat Jehlen - Jack Lewis - Monica Cannon - Moses Dixon - Mike Connolly

Read more, including their questionnaires and how you can help, here.

Elections

Build a Progressive Legislature - Volunteer for Your Endorsed Candidates

Voting day for state primaries is just around the corner (THURSDAY, Sept. 8), and our endorsed candidates need your help!When we support progressive candidates in primaries, we are doing two import... [ Read More ]

2016 State Primaries are on a Thursday!

Did you know that Massachusetts voters go to the poll on September 8? Which happens to be a Thursday?  Help us spread the word -- and make sure YOU have a plan to vote on Thursday, September 8.  An... [ Read More ]

2016 Endorsed Candidates for the Primary!

If you've studied our scorecards, you know that Massachusetts's law-making body isn't nearly as progressive as our reputation. If we want more issues on progressive issues, we must pay attention to... [ Read More ]

Issues

189th Senate Scorecard - 2015-2016

Every two years, you elect your State Senator. But what happens after that? Where do they stand on the issues of the day on Beacon Hill? How do they vote on the bills that come before the House of... [ Read More ]

189th House Scorecard - 2015-2016

Every two years, you elect your State Representative. But what happens after that? Where do they stand on the issues of the day on Beacon Hill? How do they vote on the bills that come before the H... [ Read More ]

Raise Up 2015: A Grassroots Win! (And Next Steps in 2016)

You worked so hard to gather signatures to put the Fair Share Amendment on the ballot. And I have a terrific update for you -- Not only did we collect 157,000 signatures statewide, we have recently... [ Read More ]

Happening Locally

Solving Transit and Traffic Problems in the Cambridge Corridor

PM Member Mike Connolly invites the Progressive Mass community to Saturday's forum on Transit and Traffic in the Cambridge Corridor. RSVP, on Facebook or this website.    For the past few months,... [ Read More ]

We're Organizing to Take on Guns

Two recent New York Times editorials (Dec. 12 and Dec. 14, 2015) have called attention to the use of "Smart trigger locks" as an important piece of fixing our national problem with gun... [ Read More ]

When We Organize, We Win! Housing Victory in Newton

Victory! Newton’s Board of Alderman Grants Special Permit for 28 Austin Street As reported here, Progressive Newton has been working throughout 2015 with residents and other organizations to make ... [ Read More ]

Mission

Progressive Massachusetts is a statewide, diverse grassroots organization. We organize around progressive issues in Massachusetts, help elect and support progressive candidates for public office who are committed to making a difference on these issues, and hold elected officials accountable to progressive positions and values. We welcome all Progressives regardless of political affiliation. Through issue organizing, electoral organizing, and organization-building and education, we are working to advance progressive values.

 

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