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Editorial Roundup: New England

Feb. 09, 2024 07:13 AM EST

Rutland Herald. February 6, 2024. Editorial: In unity We commend our state’s leaders in condemning recent attacks in Vermont against the LGBTQ+ community. In a statement issued this week from members of the Rainbow Caucus and allies, the elected...

Editorial Roundup New England

Dec. 22, 2023 07:13 AM EST

Boston Globe. December 15, 2023. Editorial: Give supervised consumption sites a chance to reduce drug-related deaths Governor Maura Healey’s DPH now supports the idea of creating sites where people can take illegal drugs under medical supervision. While no panacea,...

Pressley, Welch introduce legislation to guarantee right to vote for people with felonies on record

Dec. 06, 2023 16:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats have introduced legislation that would allow people convicted of a felony to vote in federal elections, a proposal that if enacted could restore the voting rights of millions of people in U.S. elections. Rep. Ayanna Pressley of...