Posted in July 2011

In-State Tuition Bill Receives Hearing

State House, Boston – map Yesterday, I joined a number of my colleagues and Governor Deval Patrick in testifying in support of a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants in Massachusetts to attend state colleges and universities at the in-state tuition rate. This bill, which is supported by Massachusetts universities, is designed to give those … Continue reading »

Op-Ed: Grand Junction Proposal Bad for Cambridge and Somerville

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has proposed a new transportation project that is drastic, unnecessary, and should it be implemented, will hurt the cities of Cambridge and Somerville. The Grand Junction Railroad, an 8.5 mile-long stretch of rail that runs through Cambridgeport, Kendall Square, East Cambridge, and the Brickbottom area of Somerville, was purchased … Continue reading »