On her first day in office, Gretchen will introduce the legislation needed to create a dog park in Stony Brook Reservation.
SAME-DAY VOTER REGISTRATION
She will co-sponsor the legislation to bring same-day voter registration to MA and expand early voting in every election.
repeal mandatory minimums
She will co-sponsor the legislation to repeal mandatory minimums and develop more alternatives to incarceration for non-violent offenders.
She will partner with the Boston City Council to fix the fares on the commuter rail lines and expand service to the district, including the creation of the Indigo Line.
She will work to enact net neutrality in MA to replace the federal regulations just overturned by the FCC.
ROXBURY PREP MOVE TO ROSLINDALE
She supports Roxbury Prep’s move to Roslindale. Roslindale is the only neighborhood in Boston without a high school and Roxbury Prep has proven to be a great school and a good neighbor.
Campaign Finance Reform
She supports legislation that would permit childcare expenses to be considered a campaign expense, removing a significant barrier that prevents working parents, and especially mothers with young children, from running for office.
PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING
She will join the effort to update the public school funding formula, which hasn’t changed since 1993, to provide for equitable funding for Boston’s pubic schools and make all of our schools great for every child in Boston.
Gretchen joins with the Massachusetts Nurses Association and numerous unions in supporting Question 1, which places a limit on the number of patients assigned to registered nurses working in hospitals in Massachusetts.
Gretchen supports Question 2, which condemns the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision allowing unlimited dark money spending in elections and calls for the creation of a commission that would seek a potential amendment to the U.S. Constitution to override that decision.
Gretchen strongly supports Question 3, which would preserve the 2016 anti-discrimination law that protects transgendered persons, including children, in Massachusetts. It is simply wrong to roll back civil rights protections for any members of our community.
Conversion Therapy Ban
She supports legislation that would ban conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth in Massachusetts.