The Senate Passed the EARLY ED Act!

The Senate Passed the EARLY ED Act!

Exciting news – yesterday morning, Common Start advocates filled the State House steps in support of the EARLY ED Act, and then filled the Senate Chamber as the Senate voted to PASS the bill unanimously! Senators, community members, and advocates gathered for...
Fair Share Update: Roads and school lunches and free public college

The Fair Share Amendment, one year later

A year ago today, the people of Massachusetts passed a constitutional amendment on the Massachusetts ballot that raises taxes on the very rich—the Fair Share Amendment. You remember the drill: the Fair Share Amendment adds a 4% tax on each dollar of someone’s yearly...
Fair Share Amendment Budget Victories!

Fair Share Amendment Budget Victories!

The Fair Share Amendment taxes the richest 1% in Massachusetts. All of this funding has gone to infrastructure investments like transportation, public colleges and universities, early education, roads, and more. See below for what the $1 billion of new investments has...