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Representative Ruth B. Balser writes in support of same-day registration Boston Globe February 23, 2018 Among the most troubling aspects of the 2016 election were the reports that many Americans who wanted to vote were turned away from the polls. … Continue reading
Opposes Medicaid cuts in Washington, but backs them here Commonwealth Magazine, July 23, 2017 By Reps. Ruth B. Balser, Jay Livingstone and Christine Barber GOV. CHARLIE BAKER has publicly criticized Republican efforts in Washington, DC, to roll back health coverage provided … Continue reading
Boston Globe | June 23, 2017 Along with more than 80 legislative co-sponsors, I filed a bill this session that would help to ensure that our local public, education, and government (PEG) channels survive and thrive. An Act Supporting Community … Continue reading
Boston Globe | January 1, 2016 Should Massachusetts raise the statewide smoking age to 21? YES By: Ruth B. Balser State representative, Newton Democrat, House vice-chair, Joint Committee on Public Health I am proud to be one of 56 cosponsors … Continue reading
Mass Live | July 22, 2015 BOSTON – Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing whether to prohibit disability insurers from charging higher rates to women than to men. A group of women’s rights advocates and lawmakers are pushing for a bill that … Continue reading