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Roxbury Unity Parade celebrates local luminaries
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Roxbury Unity Parade celebrates local luminaries
A break in the rain Sunday provided an ideal opportunity for scores of celebrants to march in the Roxbury Unity Parade, an event meant to highlight the residents of the neighborhood.
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Redistricting committee looks at 7th District
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Redistricting committee looks at 7th District
The U.S. Census is still weeks away from releasing data on population changes, but Massachusetts elected officials and political activists are already knee-deep in the redistricting process as the Legislature prepares to redraw political boundaries to respond to shifts in the state population.
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Advocates back anti-voter suppression bill
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Advocates back anti-voter suppression bill
Hundreds of ralliers gathered on Boston Common Saturday afternoon in support of the For the People Act, which would counter voter suppression and gerrymandering and limit money’s influence in politics.
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Pressley secures federal funding
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Pressley secures federal funding
U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley is fighting for funding for local community projects to help residents recover from several of last year’s hardships. If she is successful, hundreds of thousands of dollars will go to programs at the Dimock Center, La Colaborativa in Chelsea and the mayor’s tuition-free college program, as well as several others across the Massachusetts 7th district.
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Pressley announces abortion protections act
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Pressley announces abortion protections act
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and five other legislators announced the Women’s Health Protection Act on Tuesday, which guarantees a woman’s right to an abortion and the right of an abortion provider to give those services.
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Edwards, Pressley make push for clean jobs
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Edwards, Pressley make push for clean jobs
District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards joined U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley last week in a press conference in Piers Park to promote clean energy jobs and environmental justice for the community of East Boston.
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Pressley reimagines criminal justice with policy platform
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Pressley reimagines criminal justice with policy platform
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and incarceration activist Andrea James discussed the importance of the People’s Justice Guarantee, a response to America’s corrupt justice system.
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Pressley condemns Gaza bombardment
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Pressley condemns Gaza bombardment
Likening the Israeli government’s repression of nonviolent protests over the displacement of Palestinian families from occupied East Jerusalem to police brutality in the U.S., Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley on Thursday made a case for conditioning America’s $3.8 billion in military aid to Israel to its compliance with international human rights laws.
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Pressley seeks criminal justice reforms
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Pressley seeks criminal justice reforms
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley reintroduced a wide-ranging resolution to overhaul the U.S. criminal-legal system. She first introduced the resolution — called the People’s Justice Guarantee — in November 2019, after consultation with advocates, community groups and people who have experienced incarceration.
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Pressley proposes federal jobs guarantee
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Pressley proposes federal jobs guarantee
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is calling for a federal job resolution that would guarantee U.S. residents the right to work well-paying jobs through a New Deal-style program that would employ people in fields ranging from elder and child care to work on federal transit projects.
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Pressley hits Israel on annexation plan
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Pressley hits Israel on annexation plan
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Boston’s bustling election season heats up
Several highly contested state election races are currently underway, with major players entering and leaving, long-held seats opening up and a series of crucial ballot questions up for vote.
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