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An Act relative to Justice, Equity and Accountability in Law Enforcement in the Commonwealth

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT Legislative SummaryAn Act relative to Justice, Equity and Accountability in Law Enforcement in the Commonwealth makes significant reforms to policing in Massachusetts by establishing, for the first time, an independent commission for the state-wide certification of all

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November Newsletter

Click here to read Rep. Dave Rogers’ monthly November newsletter.

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August Newsletter

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July Newsletter

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Local Funding Obtained for the District this Year

Transportation Bond Bill This year, the Legislature passed a major transportation bond bill authorizing a series of transportation-related projects. A bond bill, unlike a direct spending bill, authorizes the Governor with the bonding capacity to fund these projects. Although we

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Major Police Reform

Following a lengthy, 3-day debate on police reform — and many close, hard fought votes — the House passed legislation that will restructure policing in Massachusetts in a fundamental way, An Act relative to Justice, Equity and Accountability in Law

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The Roadmap – “Net Zero” Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

In the final week of July, the Massachusetts House took up far reaching legislation addressing climate change and environmental justice. First, a little context is in order. Unfortunately, it is context no doubt of which many of you are already

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Legislation Filed to Ensure Racial and Social Justice

Long having made criminal justice reform central to my work as your Representative, I am deeply engaged in a variety of discussions about what reforms we will undertake here in Massachusetts in the wake of the murder of George Floyd

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Black Lives Matter

No words describe the depth of our sadness and fury at the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbrey, and the countless other abuses and injustices heaped upon communities of color across our country. As if these egregious acts of

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Should gig companies be required to pay into the state’s unemployment fund?

This pandemic has held up a mirror to our society and much of what we have seen is good – neighbors helping neighbors; brave workers laboring under difficult circumstances; and a sense of shared sacrifice. Unfortunately, the mirror also reveals

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