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Archive | January, 2015

Boston Globe: Massachusetts’ problem with transparency

On Friday the Boston Globe released an article titled Massachusetts’ problem with Transparency: What’s your Government up to? It’s harder than you think to find out. The piece, written by David Scharfenberg outlines the amount of governance which occurs behind closed doors and without any accountability. This lack of transparency makes it more difficult for  Full Article…


Olympic Bid Documents Available

Two weeks ago Boston was selected as the U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Although many citizens of Boston support the bid there has been strong opposition. Groups such as NoBostonOlympics argue that hosting the Olympics would hurt Boston residents and businesses. On Thursday January 15th the group held their first anti Olympics  Full Article…


Statements of Financial Interest for Freshman Representatives now Available

Massachusetts Citizens for Jobs requested has recently requested the State of Financial Interest Records all incoming freshman legislators currently serving in the house. These new SFIs in addition to SFIs collected for veteran house legislators are available under the Financial Records section on each individual legislator’s page on our website. G.L. c. 268B, the Massachusetts  Full Article…