Our Shared Prosperity Agenda

We must reject rising wealth inequality in Massachusetts and create an economy that leaves no one behind. It will take time -- but we are setting out bold goals and incremental steps to get there. 

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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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we make our voices heard!

The progressive grassroots is going to Beacon Hill to advocate for our legislative priorities. When lawmakers hear from enough constituents, they take notice. Organize with us!


A Wake-Up Call: The Collapsing MBTA

What happens when you strip budgets to the bone? Systems fall apart.

What's happened to the MBTA should be a wake-up call -- we need to end austerity governing and start investing in Massachusetts once again. 


Our 2015-2016 Legislative Agenda

  • Single-Payer Health Care

  • Workers' Justice

  • Progressive Taxation

  • Overturning 'Citizens United'

  • Criminal Justice Reforms


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

Bill Taylor, PM Member, in the Boston Globe

Haverhill resident and Progressive Mass member Bill Taylor wrote an opinion piece for the Boston Globe. You can read the published version here, and a longer, original draft below. "Will the elect... [ Read More ]

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 ]


Boston Globe: Sen. Eldridge Makes the Case for Graduated MA Income Taxes

Excerpted from the Boston Globe. Should the state adopt a graduated income tax? Yes  State senator James Eldridge, an Acton Democrat Last week, I filed a constitutional amendment to create a g... [ Read More ]

Can We Talk About Real Revenue Reform Now?

On November 4, Massachusetts voted to defund road and bridge repair, by eliminating the 'indexing' on the gas tax, part of the flawed and inadequate "Transportation Funding Package" passed in Sprin... [ Read More ]

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 ]

Take Action


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 ]


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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