Platform

Opioids

  • Supports an aggressive approach to the area’s opioid crisis, with efforts focused on harm reduction. 
  • Supports safe and simple access to clean needles.

Economic Development

  • Believes that a vibrant, walkable downtown area is the key to long-term economic growth.
  • Believes in the mission of GCET; supports further expansion under new management and with a board of directors that is properly accountable to the public.
  • Opposes changes to the current French King Highway overlay district.
  • Supports public transit, including expanded FRTA service and rail connections.

Education

  • Supports expanded investment in K-16 public education, with only limited expansion of charter schools.
  • Supports the new library.

Labor

  • Believes that collective bargaining rights are inviolable.
  • Opposes so-called ‘right to work’ legislation at every level.
  • Supports the Massachusetts Nurses Association in their dispute with BFMC management.

Social Issues

  • Affirms that Black Lives Matter, and values the LGBTQA+ members of our community.
  • Knows that immigrants are part of our community, and vigorously supported the safe city ordinance.

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