Earned Sick Time Now

Our powerful grassroots pressure is working! First we raised the minimum wage to $11 an hour--and now we're working to provide Earned Sick Time for all workers.

Vote YES on November 4!

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Our Shared Prosperity Agenda

Both the President and the Governor have spoken eloquently about rising income inequality and the "solemn duty" to leave no one behind.

Progressive Massachusetts intends to take up that challenge here in the Commonwealth with our Shared Prosperity Agenda

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Being an effective change agent requires significant resources — organizers, materials, a voter file for canvasses and phone banks, access to the best legislative information. More importantly, to build a progressive Massachusetts we need a community committed, grassroots progressive advocates, invested in making the changes we need to make a more progressive Massachusetts. Join us as a dues-paying member and help shape our organization!

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On November 4th, vote for the candidates who will advance our priorities --

Martha Coakley for Governor

Steve Kerrigan for Lieutenant Governor

Maura Healey for Attorney General

Deb Goldberg for Treasurer

see our select legislative recommendations here 

On November 4th, vote 

NO on Question --keep our bridges and roads safe

YES on Question --it's time to update the most successful recycling program in history

YES on Question --casinos are a bad bet for Massachusetts

YES on Question --earned sick time is good for workers and good for business

Read more and print out our reminders here. 

On the Newsstand

Meet the Progressives of November 4

It’s an open Massachusetts secret that despite our marquee liberals on the national stage, when it comes to the state level, we’re not nearly as progressive as we could be. When you look at our ske... [ Read More ]

November 4, Vote for Our Values

ON NOVEMBER 4, VOTE Martha Coakley for Governor Steve Kerrigan for Lieutenant Governor Maura Healey for Attorney General Deb Goldberg for Treasurer *see our legislative recommendations, he... [ Read More ]

Ask Your Candidates to Complete a Progressive Mass Questionnaire

Don't see a Progressive Mass recommendation for your local races? With two hundred Legislative seats up for re-election every two years, many of which feature uncontested races where the incumben... [ Read More ]

Happening Locally

Christine Barber Endorsed by CSfC and Medford4MA!

This past spring, longtime supporter and Progressive Massachusetts legislative ally Representative Carl Sciortino stepped down from his seat in the Statehouse. Progressive Massachusetts Chapters Ca... [ Read More ]

Happy Fourth of July from Progressive Newton

We’ve had a busy couple of months. Progressive Newton volunteers were right back out there collecting signatures for the second round of Raise Up Massachusetts’s drive to put a minimum increase and... [ Read More ]

34th Middlesex Candidate Forum

Medford for Mass, Cambridge Somerville for Change and Progressive Democrats of Somerville hosted the 34th Middlesex State Representative Candidate Forum on June 29th at Tufts University. The forum... [ Read More ]

Issues

Boston Mobilization on Progressive Revenue

Boston Mobilization was founded in 1977 as part of a national movement for workers rights and smart green energy. Since then we have taken leadership and support roles in a wide variety of social j... [ Read More ]

Income Tax Cuts Have Reduced Funding for Effective Investments in Our People and Communities

As part of our Shared Prosperity Agenda blog series, Kurt Wise of MassBudget shares their on progressive revenue. MassBudget is an independent nonprofit organization that provides non-partisan rese... [ Read More ]

Fiscal Conservatism Means Investing Smart

Members and organizational partners are sharing their experiences and expertise as part of our blog series on our Shared Prosperity Agenda. This week, Patricia Negron from Needham argues that fisca... [ Read More ]

Take Action

YesOn4MA

We have been working on the Raise Up Massachusetts Campaign with 100 other faith, community, and labor organizations across the Commonwealth to provide a raise in the minimum wage and access to ear... [ Read More ]

Shared Prosperity Agenda Highlights

Progressive Massachusetts is highlighting one aspect of our Shared Prosperity Agenda, with members writing their perspectives on why Education, Healthcare, Housing, Jobs and Wages, and Progressive ... [ Read More ]

Raise Up Massachusetts - Join the Fight

Massachusetts is one of the most prosperous states in the nation and yet many of our residents live just at or above the poverty line. Join the fight for economic justice by petitioning to get mini... [ 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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