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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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Saturday, March 22nd at 2 pm Robert Reich’s Inequality for All

DID YOU KNOW . . . MASSACHUSETTS is 8th now 4th in the US in Income Inequality? How did this happen? How can WE change it? MARCH 22, 2PM, WELLESLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY WITH METROWEST FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS,  Watch ROBERT REICH’S acclaimed movie “INEQUALITY FOR ALL” … Continue reading

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Act Now: Don’t Let the State House Cut Unemployment Benefits

We did it. We just heard from the Secretary of State that the minimum wage and earned sick time petitions have the signatures to move forward towards the ballot in 2014. And right now we need you to do something … Continue reading

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