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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 our Legislative Agenda.

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BillTitleSummary from Progressive MassArmini Cosponsored?
H2908 

Prevents Fair Share revenue from being diverted to tax giveaways or reserves, so it is available for spending on transportation and education as voters intended

Yes
H2909 

Prevents tax avoidance of the Fair Share Amendment by requiring, as many other states do, couples who file jointly at the federal level to file jointly at the state level as well

Yes
H2960 

Preserves most of the revenue-generation, inequality-reduction, and fairness benefits of the estate tax, while eliminating the current cliff effect

Not Yet
H2964 

Makes the charitable deduction more targeted by limiting it to individuals who are not already getting such a deduction on their federal taxes

Not Yet
H2725 

Makes publicly accessible reports that are already filed annually by publicly-traded corporations, detailing their sales, profits, taxable income, and taxes paid

Not Yet
H2708 

Taxes, as other states and the federal government do, a portion of the profits that multinational corporations who do business in MA shift to offshore tax havens

Not Yet
H2856 

Restores the tax on corporate profits to 9.5%, where it was before 2009, from the existing 8.0% rate

Not Yet
H2743 

Ensures that larger corporations pay a minimum corporate tax bill in proportion to the size of their business in MA, while small businesses continue paying the current corporate minimum tax of just $456 per year

Not Yet
H1925 

Raises the minimum wage to $20 per hour over four years and indexes it to inflation to better align the minimum age with a living wage

Not Yet
H3069 

Extends collecting bargaining rights to State House staff

Not Yet
H1940 

Requires employers to publicly report their wage data, providing information essential to measuring our progress toward racial and gender wage equity in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Not Yet
H603 

Ensures that there is no cost to families for any student to receive school lunch

Yes
H489 

Establishes a framework for delivering increased access to affordable, high-quality early education and child care with greater investment in providers, better pay for workers, and a cap on costs for families

Yes
H495 

Creates a better system of assessment, support, accountability, and improvement that considers the whole child, and focuses on giving students and educators the tools and resources they need to succeed and thrive, replacing the harmful and failed state takeover policy

Yes
H1260 

Creates a framework for adequate funding levels for public higher education, including increased student support and better pay and benefits for faculty and staff; implements a debt-free college plan; and creates a plan for green and healthy buildings on campus

Yes
H1239 

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

Not Yet
H2103 

Enable municipalities to pass rent stabilization ordinances to fight displacement

Yes
H2747 

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

Yes
H2894 

Increases the deeds excise tax on home sales to provide a funding stream for the Global Warming Solutions Fund, the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, and the Housing Preservation and Stabilization Fund

Not Yet
H1379 

Sets a statewide housing production goal, allows multi-family housing to be built near public transportation, makes it easier for municipalities to pass inclusionary zoning ordinances, allows accessory dwelling units to be built as-of-right, and promotes the use of vacant commercial properties and empty state-owned properties for housing

Yes
H1796 

Prevents prisons and jails from charging individuals who are incarcerated for phone calls to loved ones

Not Yet
H1795 

Enacts a five-year pause on new prison and jail construction in order to provide time to develop more effective, community-based approaches to public safety

Not Yet
H1710 

Raises the age of criminal majority to 21, allowing youth to have better access to treatment and educational services and thereby reducing recidivism

Not Yet
H3084 

Builds the capacity of key public-facing state agencies to meet the language access needs of an increasingly diverse population by standardizing and enforcing language access protocols and practices

Yes
H2288 

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

Not Yet
H544 

Requires school districts that provide sex education to ensure that it is comprehensive, age-appropriate, and LGBTQ-inclusive, with an emphasis on consent

Yes
H872 

Requires fossil-fuel producers to fund the state’s climate adaptation programs based on past emissions, a proposal that would extend the long-standing “polluter pays” principle for toxic waste cleanups to addressing climate change

Not Yet
H3232 

Creates a fund for green and healthy home retrofits, with a prioritization of affordable housing, low-to-moderate-income homes, gateway cities, and environmental justice communities

Yes
H3237 

Pauses the approval for any new or expanded gas infrastructure through 2026

Not Yet
H26 

Ensures that incarceration no longer leads to a loss of voting rights at any stage

Not Yet
H3040 

Requires that all public bodies have options for hybrid participation and creates a trust fund and competitive grants to help municipalities with the technology needed to do so

Yes
S1963 

Promotes transparency in state government by removing the Governor's exemption from public records law and requiring committee votes and legislative testimony (with appropriate redactions) to be public

Not Yet