My Statement on the Reform, Shift + Build Act

Thank you to all those who reached out about Senate Bill 2800, the Reform, Shift + Build Act. This bill has prompted many necessary discussions about racial justice and the role of law enforcement in the Commonwealth, including communications from hundreds of constituents. I appreciate the numerous and productive conversations I’ve had over the past week, which have reinforced the … Continue reading My Statement on the Reform, Shift + Build Act

Condemnation of racism and commitment to change starts in our homes and schools, in our neighborhoods and institutions, and at all levels of our government.

As I filmed short videos a few weeks ago for remote Memorial Day ceremonies, I talked about how I hoped we would look back at this Memorial Day, which came while we were in the grip of a pandemic, and see it as the time when elected officials put politics aside, and as a time when all of us came together as a Nation and … Continue reading Condemnation of racism and commitment to change starts in our homes and schools, in our neighborhoods and institutions, and at all levels of our government.