Category: Public Affairs

Posted by Samantha Trombley

Girl Squads changing HERstory

March 29, 2019 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating Girl Squads, groups of women uniting with common goals in mind, lifting each other up. Though recently introduced to common vernacular, “Girl

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Posted by Samantha Trombley

Students deserve the best from the new MA Civics Education Bill

January 30, 2019 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

2018 gave rise to several important social justice movements and, along with them, a cohort of determined young activists eager to make change. Young people have already had a significant

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Posted by Dan Cence

Dan Cence Featured on MassINC’s Horse Race Podcast

November 15, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

Dan Cence, Senior Vice President at Solomon McCown stopped by the Horse Race Podcast by MassINC yesterday to discuss the strategies and tactics behind the successful No on Question 1

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Posted by Samantha Trombley

Breaking Down the Massachusetts ‘Grand Bargain’ Bill

July 27, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

Last month, Governor Charlie Baker signed “An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave and the Sales Tax Holiday” into law, proposing major changes to Massachusetts’ employment laws

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Posted by Maddie Clair

2018 Massachusetts Ballot Questions: What are we voting for?

April 30, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

At Solomon McCown & Company, we monitor the policies and initiatives that will affect Massachusetts residents, particularly those that will be put in front of voters. Right now, we are

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Posted by Molly McGlynn

Building Boston: Understanding the BPDA Process

April 30, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

From luxury waterfront apartments to affordable housing, Boston’s real estate landscape is constantly evolving. Throughout this evolution, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is tasked with engaging communities to

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Posted by Katrina Gaddis

Understanding the Massachusetts State Budget Process

April 25, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

One of the most important items our State lawmakers take on every year is the Commonwealth’s budget. The Massachusetts Fiscal Year runs from July 1 through June 30 of the

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Posted by Jordan Choy

Off to the Races: Four Elections to Watch in 2018

March 8, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

The 2018 midterm elections were looking to be a sleepy affair in Massachusetts. With strong incumbents in a deep blue state and the most popular Governor in the nation, any

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Posted by Maddie Clair

Water Transportation in Massachusetts: Where is it now and where is it going

March 5, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

Across the country, water transportation has proven to be a reliable, safe, and efficient option for commuters. You can see the massive success of investing in water transportation by looking

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Posted by Maddie Clair

Four Takeaways from the State of the Commonwealth Address

January 29, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

On Tuesday, January 23rd, Governor Charlie Baker delivered his third State of the Commonwealth address. In addition to kicking off the second year of the legislative session, his speech also

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