Chang-Díaz Leads Charge (Again) for Education Funding Reform Bill

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz has been receiving an education in persistence the last few years as she has continually fought for legislation that would reform education fund across the state. On Wednesday, she led a press conference to once again announce a bill to reform education funding. Last session the House and Senate passed their own education reform bills, but couldn't agree on a funding reform package before the legislative session ended. So that led to legislators, municipalities, teachers, students and education advocates, coming together on Wednesday to promote the passage of the Education Promise Act. The bill would reform the state's education funding formula and better serve students across Massachusetts.


Sheroes at Doyle’s: Ayanna, Rollins, Nika, Malia, Chang-Diaz on Dec. 12

The JP Progressives are hosting their annual fundraiser on Dec. 12 and it's going to feature several newly elected sheroes. "Our work this year was extensive, and we are proud of both the results that we helped achieve and the effort we put forward. We gathered signatures for ballot questions and candidates. We organized phone and text banks to elect progressive candidates to state and federal offices across the nation.

Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz, D-Jamaica Plain, represents the Second Suffolk seat.

Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz November Neighborhood Office Hours; JP on Nov. 17

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz and her staff are hosting neighborhood office hours across the district throughout November and in Jamaica Plain on Nov. 17. These office hours are a great opportunity to discuss any community or statewide issues and hear about what’s going on at the State House. Chang-Díaz does not attend all neighborhood office hours, as she rotates which neighborhood office hours she attends. Please note that there are both morning and evening office hours.


Jamaica Plain Election Info: Candidates, Ballot Questions, Where to Vote and More

Tuesday's Election Day is going to be extremely tame, at least in Massachusetts, compared to the fireworks of September's primaries, which already decided all of the major races. Not sure where you vote? Click here to find out where to vote. Races Already Decided

Jamaica Plain encompasses two congressional districts and there is only one candidate in the final of each. At-Large Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley is headed to Washington, DC after defeating 10-time incumbent Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary for the 7th District.