This legislative session, we have a broad docket of legislation, covering issues like voting rights, criminal law reform, digital privacy, immigrants' rights, and reproductive justice.

Download a list of our 2021 Legislative priorities here.

Find our 2019-2020 Legislative session priorities archived here.

Treatment, Not Imprisonment

Allow judges to order a person to get help for an addiction, but prohibit courts from sending a person to jail just for relapsing. 

February 26, 2021

Fix the Massachusetts Civil Rights Act

Enable individuals to seek redress when government actors violate their civil rights, whether or not the violation is accompanied by “threats, intimidation or coercion.”

March 1, 2021

Artificial Intelligence Commission

Convene a commission of experts to study the use and potential bias of computer-aided government decision-making on matters from criminal justice to child welfare.

February 23, 2021

Automated License Plate Readers

Regulate government use of license plate readers, which track constitutionally protected activity, and protect the privacy of innocent drivers by limiting data retention, sharing, and access to their location information.

February 23, 2021