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Letter: A different perspective on Sanchez

By Ken Tangvik, Jamaica Plain Resident (Appearing in the Jamaica Plain Gazette) Observing how the radical activists in JP are hammering Jeffrey Sanchez these days, you would think our rep has moved to the right of Trump. As a self-described “radical progressive,” I...

Baker’s welfare reform proposal rejected by House

By Matt Murphy, State House News Service BOSTON – The House rejected Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to tag additional welfare reforms onto a repeal of the state's cap on welfare benefits for children born to families already receiving public assistance, challenging the...

Massachusetts State Police audit unit included in final state budget

By Shira Schoenberg, MassLive The final version of the fiscal 2019 state budget, released by a conference committee Wednesday, will include reforms to the state police that were proposed by the Massachusetts House. The final bill includes a new state police internal...

Jeffrey Sánchez Opens New Campaign Office in the Community

By El Mundo Boston April 16, 2018 On Friday, April 13th at 6 p.m. State Representative Jeffrey Sánchez hosted a Campaign Office Opening event for his re-election effort at 405 Centre Street in Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain.  The campaign office will be open through the...

House budget proposes new re-entry spending

Advocates cheer efforts to fund recidivism reduction programs By Michael Jonas, Commonwealth Magazine ONE WEEK AFTER the Legislature passed sweeping new criminal justice reform reforms aimed at turning the system away from incarceration and toward second chances and...

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