Barbara Madeloni

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Why we support Question 1

Why we support Question 1

The facts support a vote for nurse staffing minimums

IF YOU BELIEVE in climate change, then voting yes on Question 1, which addresses patient care, patient safety, and case overload for hospital nurses, should be obvious. The issues are alike in two key ways. First, just as there’s a vast body of knowledge supporting strict limits on carbon production, there’s an overwhelming amount of(...)

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Madeloni critical of Sagan appointment

Madeloni critical of Sagan appointment

MTA chief wary of Baker’s pro-charter agenda

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER’S highly political appointment of Paul Sagan as the chair of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education underscores educators’ concerns about the Baker administration’s public education agenda. Sagan’s key involvement in education stems from his role as chairman of the Massachusetts Business Leaders for Charter Public Schools, which has a record of(...)

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MTA chief calls Baker budget troubling

MTA chief calls Baker budget troubling

Hints at need for new taxes

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER’S proposed budget is troubling for its lack of vision and absence of meaningful investments in education and other vital community services. Although some of the governor’s ideas appear positive, his budget is ultimately a proposal that shortchanges students, families, and our cities and towns by including cuts to kindergarten expansion programs and(...)

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