Raise Up Massachusetts aiming to load up ballot

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“Since our diverse coalition came together, we’ve raised wages and won benefits for over a million working people in Massachusetts by organizing people where they live, where they work, and where they worship! We are building a majority movement to create an economy that that invests in families, gives everyone the opportunity to succeed, and creates broadly shared prosperity.” Raise Up co-chair Lew Finfer, the executive director of the Massachusetts Communities Action Network.

Raise Up Massachusetts on Monday confirmed plans to submit language for the two ballot questions to Attorney General Maura Healey’s office on Wednesday, the deadline to propose initiative petitions. A constitutional amendment, backed by the coalition, proposing a 4 percent surtax on incomes over $1 million to raise revenue intended for education and transportation, is already on track for the ballot…

Read more: http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/news/ci_31184807/raise-up-massachusetts-aiming-load-up-ballot#ixzz4oiV8aZ9I


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