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Jay Gonzalez For Governor

Press Release
10/11/2018

Jay Gonzalez for Governor

Sunday, October 21, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dharani
474 Main Street
Woburn, MA 01801
Suggested Contribution
$150 - $300 - $500 - $1000

Contributions can be made online at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/10.21.18

To pay by check, please make checks payable to:
The Committee to Elect Jay Gonzalez

and mail it to:

The Committee to Elect Jay Gonzalez
Attn: Emma Crowley
180 Fawcett St, #1
Cambridge, MA 02138

Jay has a bold, progressive agenda for Massachusetts.
As Governor, he will:

        Single Payer Healthcare

-          Implement a single-payer healthcare system that is simpler, cheaper and keeps people healthy.

●      Taking on the Opioid Crisis

-          Expand treatment, support SIFs, require insurers to cover medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids

-          Invest in mental and behavioral health services

-          Expand access to MAT

         Public Education & Early Education and Care

-          Give every child and family  access to quality, affordable childcare and preschool by the end of his first term.

-          Invest in the workforce by increasing salaries and providing a comprehensive workforce development system

-          Fully fund our public education system

-          Work to provide debt-free college for those who attend public higher education

        Transportation

-          Will raise revenue from the wealthy to invest new resources into the MBTA to fix our current system and expand service to underserved communities

-          Bring commuter rail under the direct control of the MBTA to improve accountability

-          Invest in regional transit authorities

-           Support innovative solutions to address our traffic problems  like a proposed congestion pricing pilot that would reduce tolls  for off-peak driving

        The Environment

-          Make MA  the first state to adopt carbon pricing

-          Accelerate our transition to renewables

-          Incentivize solar &  reclaim our spot as #1 creator of solar jobs

-          Restore 1% of the state’s budget to parks and environmental programs

        Gun Violence

-          Advocate for a ban on the manufacture of assault weapons in MA & advocate for reinstatement of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban

-          Support Community Policing efforts

-          Engage high-risk youth in education and prevention programs

        Economic Opportunity

-          Eliminate the gender wage gap for state employees

-          Support eliminating  the tipped wage

-          Expand opportunity for women and minorities by requiring large companies doing business with the state to increase board representation

-          Support small businesses

       Expand Access to Affordable Housing

-          Work with cities and towns to increase affordable housing stock across the state

-          Take a regional approach that considers the unique circumstances  of each region

-          Expand access to subsidized housing

-          Streamline state affordable housing programs to maximize available resources



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