Blog Archives

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Op Eds

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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Op Eds

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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Op Eds

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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Op Eds, Uncategorized

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

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in News, Op Eds

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

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Dave in the Media, News

Reps’ bill aims to protect vulnerable employees during pandemic

State Reps. Dave Rogers (D-Cambridge) and Jay Livingstone (D-Boston) have filed a bill to protect vulnerable employees during a public-health or -safety emergency in the context of employment.

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Dave in the Media, News

June Newsletter

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Monthly newsletter

May Newsletter

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

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Monthly newsletter, Uncategorized

The Baker Administration’s Reopening Plan

UPDATE 9/30/2020: Click here to view Governor Baker’s Reopening Massachusetts Plan: Phase 3, Step 2 Governor Baker has also updated his order on public gatherings, the order goes into effect October 5th, which will: Limit indoor gatherings to a maximum

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Other updates

Subscribe to my monthly email newsletter

* indicates required
Contact Dave

Please never hesitate to contact me for any reason.

Phone: 617-722-2637
Email: dave.rogers@mahouse.gov
Mail: State House Room 544, Boston, MA 02133