Jamie Hoag

Administrator and adjunct law professor, College of the Holy Cross and Suffolk University Law School

Stories by Jamie Hoag

You shouldn’t need to be rich to run

You shouldn’t need to be rich to run

We should let candidates draw salaries from campaign accounts

A POSITIVE BY-PRODUCT of the Trump presidency is the ever growing number of people interested in running for office at all levels of government. Organizations like EMILY’s List, which helps pro-choice women get elected, report that since Election Day 2016 more than 25,000 women have signed up to run. Having realized that democracy is not(...)

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States must step up on public corruption

States must step up on public corruption

In Mass., give Ethics Commission more power

IF YOU BLINKED, you likely missed the recent release of the report of the Massachusetts Task Force on Integrity in State and Local Government, which was established by state law to review and recommend updates to our ethics laws.  After seven public hearings and testimony from the State Ethics Commission, legislators, and members of the(...)

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