Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,
Hey Billy, how do I go about getting something posted in the News Weekly on FB? Is it through the Speak Out?
I’m outraged that my daughter went back to the high school yesterday after February break and they STILL don’t have anyone supervising the multiple doors getting into the school.
Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Parent Outraged School Doors Not Supervised in Somerville HighSchool
Click on link below to read February 27th, 2018 The Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online February 27th, 2018 The Somerville News Weekly Print Edition Online
Workers at #WeRise action pledge to stick together, demand that leaders fight to help more working people join together in unions
Somerville, MA — As the Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in the case of Janus vs. AFSCME, about 75 union members and their supporters gathered at Somerville City Hall to say that regardless of any Supreme Court decision they will remain united because Somerville’s workers need good, union jobs more than ever.
Continue reading Union members in Somerville protest efforts by CEOs, billionaires to use the Supreme Court to further rig the system against working people
This week’s “Special Persons of the Week” honors go out to the hard working men and women of the Somerville Department of Public Works and their contractors for an outstanding job battling the number of so many frequent snow storms of past winters.
These hard working individuals put up with a tremendous amount of abuse and neglect being taken for granted from the administration without contracts nor pay raises for quite some time now, but they just keep on ticking keeping the city moving and its citizens safe.
Continue reading THE SOMERVILLE NEWS WEEKLY’S SPECIAL PERSONS OF THE WEEK “THE HARD WORKING MEN AND WOMEN OF THE SOMERVILLE DPW AND THEIR CONTRACTORS
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.
Debate on gun laws intensifies across America following the death of 14 students and three teachers in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. One of the proposals that is being discussed is a ban on bump stocks on a state and/or national level.
Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 43 – Report No. 8 February 19-23, 2018