Legislative Terms

Cosponsored Bills

Cosponsoring legislation is an important way for a legislator to help put momentum behind certain bills. To learn more about which bills Progressive Mass thinks are most important to support, you can view the guide to progressive legislation for the 2019-2020 term.

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BillTitleSummary from Progressive MassTran Cosponsored?
S16 

Creates a 4% surtax on income above $1 million to fund education and transportation reinvestment.

No
S238 

Fixes our outdated school funding formula to more accurately and equitably distribute resources – giving all schools the funding they need to deliver high-quality education.

Yes
S744 

Creates a higher education system where every Massachusetts resident has a right to attend any public college or university free of tuition and fees.

No
S288 

Makes high-quality early education and child care affordable and accessible to all Massachusetts families.

No
S683 

Establishes a single payer system, in which the state provides health care to all residents as a right.

No
S773 

Enables cities and towns to assess a fee of 0.5-2% on residential and commercial real estate transactions, with the funds allocated to affordable housing trust funds.

No
S1401 

Limits local and state police collaboration with federal immigration agents, bars law enforcement and court personnel from inquiring about immigration status, and ensures due process protections.

No
S1379 

Strengthens and secures the rights of prisoners to receive visits and maintain relationships with their friends and loved ones without unnecessary interference from the state.

No
S824 

Requires the sealing of eviction records in order to combat housing discrimination.

No
S1209 

Reforms our state’s abortion laws so that every person can control their own body, life, and future.

No
S396 

Eliminates the arbitrary and discriminatory 20-day registration cutoff and allows eligible residents to register or re-register--and vote--at the polls on Election Day and during the early voting period.

No
S414 

Adopts ranked choice voting for relevant elections, enabling voters to rank candidate preferences and ensuring that the ultimate winner commands a majority of support.

No
S1898 

Creates an independent commission to investigate and report on complaints of workplace and sexual harassment in the Massachusetts Legislature.

No
S464 

Codifies environmental justice into law and secures strong enforcement of the state’s current EJ policy.

No
S1958 

Sets the goal of 100% renewable energy economy-wide by 2045 and 100% renewable electricity by 2035.

No
S1924 

Sets a price on carbon emissions to incentivize the transition to renewable energy, with parts of the resulting revenue allocated for sustainable infrastructure.

No