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2015/2016 Legislative Session Accomplishments

The FY2016 and FY2017 Budget Some of the most far-reaching work of your state legislature is the budget. Each year’s budget is not just a spending blueprint it is a values statement. The 2015/2016 legislative session featured two budgets. The

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August 2016 Email Newsletter

Read Rep. Dave Rogers’ August 2016 Email Newsletter.

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June 2016 Email Newsletter

Read Rep. Dave Rogers’ June 2016 Email Newsletter.

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February 2016 Email Newsletter

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Rep. Rogers’ Editorial on Public Records Reform

Public records laws in Massachusetts have not been updated for over four decades. Just before the winter recess the House passed legislation designed to make major improvements to the Commonwealth’s public records laws. The Senate is expected to pass its

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September 2015 Email Newsletter

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July 2015 Email Newsletter

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Legislation for the 2015/2016 Legislative Session

Criminal Justice and Drug Law Reform   H1559: An Act to promote public safety by improving the parole process H1559 is designed to make the parole process more predictable and transparent. The bill establishes a rebuttable presumption that prisoners should

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An Act relative to qualifications of voters

H3409: An Act relative to qualifications of voters Voting is one of the most basic civil rights in our society. While the Massachusetts Constitution precludes imprisoned felons from voting in some state elections, this bill restores one of our most

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A Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to qualifications of voters

H3350: A Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to qualifications of voters Voting is one of the most basic civil rights in our society. When individuals are imprisoned for low level, non-violent felonies (like shoplifting), they should

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