Ryan and Mike started today’s podcast on the rapidly advancing state of SSM legislation in New England. We had the great fortune of being joined by John Hosty-Grinnell, the progressive activist behind Live, Love and Learn among other online connections. He was in one of the in-flux states, New Hampshire, pushing equality there. That state […]

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“Sal DiMasi is not going to get me elected. Aaron Michlewitz is going to get me elected,” we heard today on our podcast. Michlewitz is going for the 3rd Suffolk House seat vacated by his former boss DiMasi. He figures that’s a pretty good advantage, particularly because of his four and one-half years running the […]

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The presumptive leader in the 3rd Suffolk House race is on our podcast Tuesday. As former Speaker Sal DiMasi’s fixer, the constituent services guy, Aaron Michlewitz is already well known and respected in the district. Listen in for his strategy to build on that. You can listen to the live stream Tuesday, March 24th at […]

Admitted different candidate Ryan Higginson joined us today. He comes not from elected office, rather appointed public service and diverse management positions. His background and policy proposals are on his website. He also differs in his proposals and approach. He believes that civic engagement and community involvement are the only ways for this district to […]

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Mike, Lynne and Ryan chat with 3rd Suffolk Candidate Susan Passoni, one of six candidates vying for the Special Election to fill Sal DiMasi’s old seat. Susan is a long-time resident of Boston’s South End, one of the several neighborhoods in this ethnically and socio-economically diverse district. Other parts include slices of the North End, […]

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The winner of Sal DiMasi’s old seat in the House doesn’t get seniority, much less to be Speaker. It’s a high profile and key spot though. First up in our series of contenders in a crowded field (six so far) is Susan Passoni. She came very close in the last Boston election for a district […]

Fifteen Massachusetts residents who legally married as part of a same-sex couple filed suit in federal court to demand equal legal and financial treatment under federal law. We started today’s podcast with our opinions. Ryan is unsure about the chances of success, but Mike is very strong on the timing and right nature of taking […]

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