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Progressive Newton Endorsements!!

To all Newton Voters, We are excited to announce that Progressive Newton has endorsed eleven excellent candidates in contested local races this Fall. All of Newton can vote for these candidates: Newton City Council (At-Large) Nicole Castillo, Ward 1 Alison … Continue reading

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Newton Candidates Questionnaires 2017

Progressive Newton is excited to announce its 2017 candidate endorsement process. A few weeks ago, all candidates for local office in Newton were sent a survey on issues of local and state importance.  Below are the ones we have received … Continue reading

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A July 4th Update from Progressive Newton!

Happy Fourth of July from Progressive Newton! We’ve had a busy couple of months. Progressive Newton volunteers were right back out there collecting signatures for the second round of Raise Up Massachusetts’s drive to put a minimum increase and earned … Continue reading

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Progressive Newton begins 2nd Round of Raise Up MA Signature Gathering this Saturday, May 10th!!

Progressive Newton is gearing up for Round Two of signature gathering for the Raise Up Massachusetts campaign. On April 30 we had a great crowd at Neysha and Robert’s house for our strategy meeting, led by Progressive Massachusetts’s Executive Director, … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Budget4All Tax Day Events: A Recap by Daniel Habtemariam

Progressive Newton was in attendance on Saturday as activists and organizers from around the Commonwealth convened in Boston for a Tax Day rally and forum in support of the Budget for All. The theme of the day was, “We pay our taxes. Are we getting … Continue reading

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An Update and Dates for 2nd Round of Petition Gathering

4/8/14   Since my last entry Progressive Newton followed closely as the House of Representatives inched toward passing a minimum wage bill. On March 26, two of us went to Beacon Hill for the Raise Up Massachusetts lobbying day. We were … Continue reading

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Showing of “Inequality for All” Draws Crowd in Wellesley

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Progressive Newton has been busy in the early months of 2014! An Update from Robert Fitzpatrick.

Progressive Newton has been busy in the early months of 2014! Last fall nearly 100 organizations in the Raise Up Massachusetts coalition collected 285,000 signatures statewide to put raising the minimum wage and earned sick time on the 2014 ballot. … Continue reading

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