DiZoglio cruises ahead of Amore in closely watched state auditor’s race; Amore calls to concede

The Boston Globe: “Democratic State Senator Diana DiZoglio declared victory in her contest for state auditor late Tuesday night, leading Republican Anthony Amore by more than 17 percentage points to become the newest government watchdog. With about 37 percent of precincts reporting, Anthony Amore, the director of security at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, trailed [...]

2023-03-06T23:14:39+00:00November 9th, 2022|The Boston Globe|

State Senator Diana DiZoglio wins Democratic nomination for auditor, AP projects. Chris Dempsey conceded the race.

The Boston Globe: “DiZoglio, 39, has cast herself as a political outsider who will be aggressive in fighting for more transparency and accountability in state government. The Methuen Democrat and Wellesley College graduate was first elected to the Massachusetts House in 2012, and often talks about her experience pushing back on Beacon Hill leadership and [...]

2023-03-06T23:09:30+00:00September 7th, 2022|The Boston Globe|

Thomas Koonce and William Allen have earned their redemption. Others deserve a second chance.

The Boston Globe: “The recent decisions by Governor Charlie Baker to grant the clemency petitions of Thomas Koonce and William Allen made headlines around the state, not because of controversy — to the contrary, both prosecutors and criminal justice reform advocates were vocally supportive — but because they are rare acts of grace afforded to [...]

2023-03-06T22:52:27+00:00February 14th, 2022|The Boston Globe|

With a ‘yes’ vote on March 3, Newton can pave the way to fairer future

America’s wealthy suburbs need to change. They need to allow more affordable housing, so that low-income families can access top-notch public schools and the lifetime opportunities they create. They need more housing, period, to cool the real estate market that’s crushing middle-class families. And they need denser housing as a way to address climate change. [...]

2020-05-28T19:28:09+00:00February 21st, 2020|The Boston Globe|

Facing the STEM challenge in education

In this joint op-ed by Vertex CEO Jeffrey Leiden and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, the two call for a focus on STEM education. With its highly educated workforce, vital venture capital community, top-notch hospitals and academic research institutes, and a strong public-private partnership, Greater Boston has made itself the biotech place to be. No wonder, [...]

2018-06-26T16:20:27+00:00June 26th, 2018|The Boston Globe|

Could one of these women be our next mayor or governor?

While women have not yet reached a critical mass in public office, the brightest political stars in Massachusetts happen to be female. Think US Senator Elizabeth Warren and US Representative Katherine Clark; Attorney General Maura Healey and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito; state Senators Linda Dorcena Forry and Sonia Chang-Diaz; state Representative Keiko Orrall; Boston City [...]

2016-10-26T14:05:10+00:00October 26th, 2016|The Boston Globe|
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