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Mike Connolly @MikeConnollyMA Cambridge, Massachusetts

Attorney, activist, proud progressive Democrat and DSA member. State Representative for 26th Middlesex District in #Somerville & #CambMa.

1,893 Following   8,294 Followers   15,030 Tweets

Joined Twitter 9/26/11


🚨 #COVID19 ALERT 🚨 Massachusetts has the second-highest COVID reproduction rate in the nation, per… https://t.co/9gEkaGJIDcThe House has already adopted one component of my #TaxTheRich agenda earlier this year — a corporate alternative mi… https://t.co/icf2f8WipiThe $750 Trump tax bill is the latest reminder that wealthy individuals and big corporations consistently get away… https://t.co/fbayZZEUcpCOVID is once again trending upward in Massachusetts — but last week @MassGovernor indicated he plans to allow our… https://t.co/FReGSvi0Zz
9/28
2020
“Governor Baker’s administration continues to withhold key details about COVID-19 cases and deaths at many nursing… https://t.co/Y6Co9FjIcE
9/27
2020
Speaker up now at the #DrivingMAForward rally is underscoring how if we're serious about addressing systemic racism… https://t.co/Iwj4DbXtKZ
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyImmigrant leaders are getting ready to march for the right to DRIVERS LICENCES in Massachusetts! Mobility is a hum… https://t.co/KnXDvmbVks
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyWe’re out here at the Family Rally for #NoCostCalls! Families should not be a revenue source for Sheriffs - it’s t… https://t.co/pb0Q1nFUzN
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyWe out here. https://t.co/Gxx6udxNuy
Retweeted by Mike Connolly“When you are sleeping you should expect to wake up.” Speakers now in front of Faneuil Hall as #Boston protests for… https://t.co/2agYUE0Wto
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9/26
2020
Monica Cannon-Grant @ProRockThrower now says defund the police, and vote in local elections https://t.co/UesCIkNQ9a
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyRemembering Justice Ginsburg today and her remarks on civil legal aid: "Sympathetic lawyers in [legal aid] offices… https://t.co/LIyTijrXQp
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyToday we mourn the loss of #CambMA’s 100th resident to #COVID19. My thoughts are with their loved ones during this… https://t.co/TyN93PoOQG
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyROE Act now. #mapoli
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyThis is an actual website for Massachusetts landlords: https://t.co/lVujNavptP And it’s yet another reminder that… https://t.co/hBPpZkK2gt🚨 #COVID19 ALERT 🚨 Massachusetts has seen its average daily number of cases increase by 43% over the past two wee… https://t.co/CgaLLoX8W5 @onekade TrumpismMassachusetts cases are spiking, but Governor Baker is expanding indoor dining. Why? https://t.co/q0CdfVtnnA
Retweeted by Mike ConnollySomerville leaders are deeply concerned about the end of the eviction moratorium, and argue that ensuring equitable… https://t.co/QpNuKRANNU
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyOnce again, landlords trying to evict tenants during the pandemic have been defeated in court! This clears the way… https://t.co/9PLxdsW2m3The map on the left is from August 12th, the map on the right is from this week — there’s a lot more yellow and red… https://t.co/tVsWZN4OknWe should put a 60% tax on the wealth billionaires accumulated since the pandemic started. That alone would pay f… https://t.co/yhT772q4x0
Retweeted by Mike Connolly @2020Tyranny You’re right about one thing: I do believe in free lunch!Honored to be mentioned in the same paragraph as @Ilhan — now we need to build the movement to make #CancelRent and… https://t.co/EugYfmD4hnHere it is again. Either @MassGovernor’s Education Commissioner doesn’t understand the logic of the virus — or else… https://t.co/jNqa6Tsz1nBUT, that is one of the most illogical and shortsighted arguments I’ve ever seen... If we anticipate another surge… https://t.co/nrmjjRNBRpRight now, the Baker Administration is basically saying: “Get back in the classroom now because in a few months we… https://t.co/iENTQx1xwoGov. Baker is putting students, teachers, and communities in danger by bullying school districts to return to in-pe… https://t.co/1awo52U5Nf
9/25
2020
Democrats are not engaging in maximum stalling tactics on the Senate floor. I.E., McConnell was just able to get co… https://t.co/8vZZx3bQ3K
Retweeted by Mike Connolly5’1” in stature, Justice Ginsburg stood as a giant for justice and equality. May her memory be a blessing and a re… https://t.co/P9jgaWVaiH
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyFrom @GlobeOpinion today: "[T]he threat is real, the danger to women is real. And Massachusetts lawmakers need to r… https://t.co/ydWK9lMnOm
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyFor years, my prostate cancer experience was a bunch of weird, emotional, x-rated stories I liked to tell after a d… https://t.co/g1cQpyjIik
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyBoston is about to move into the Covid red zone. @MassGovernor - your reckless decision to allow large indoor gath… https://t.co/sAxUXKdQb8
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyThis bill, from @MikeConnollyMA and @RepKevinHonan is what renters and landlords need to make it through fall and w… https://t.co/OUUEtZw29M
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyRecords show that no effort was made to save Breonna Taylor. For more than 20 minutes after she was fatally shot by… https://t.co/5A4MLk9xvf
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyBreonna could of been anyone of us. But based on data on the impact of no knock warrants across the nation, she’d l… https://t.co/fjin7YslXQ
Retweeted by Mike Connolly @cdempc Now I’m thinking about how in the 1800s, the Massachusetts State Legislature went to extraordinary lengths… https://t.co/UhAOozUJwS @cdempc Would love to ride the commuter rail through the Hoosac TunnelGov. Charlie Baker wants Massachusetts residents to be kicked out of their homes as the winter approaches and the p… https://t.co/9Qps3IQpb3
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9/24
2020
.@MassGovernor says "courts can handle the press of evictions" but how will families who have lost incomes due to t… https://t.co/hWJIywe5ug
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyFrom its inception in slave patrols to the growth of militarization and surveillance, policing has always been a ra… https://t.co/OiEsml8DKL
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyToday, the edges of this most recent shard of injustice are especially sharp. I am gutted. I am heartbroken. Br… https://t.co/PkFGID4jFo
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyToday’s indictment is outrageous and offensive to Breonna Taylor’s memory, yet another example of no accountability… https://t.co/QnaJbPNh2Z
Retweeted by Mike Connolly @stannenb My thoughts exactly. In what galaxy does our Governor reside if he thinks a tsunami of evictions — headin… https://t.co/KgLtyD7Bgg“Baker said his administration has been working to prepare for the end of the moratorium and the prospect of a lot… https://t.co/M9BuoKkoat🚨 Housing Justice Alert 🚨 Today @MassGovernor said he plans to let the eviction moratorium expire on October 17.… https://t.co/QDtDZ9BO38Finland to deploy coronavirus-sniffing dogs at Helsinki airport https://t.co/7K8hkWUfTA
Retweeted by Mike Connolly“By refusing to embrace a fracking ban, Biden is following the well-trodden liberal path of rhetorically acknowledg… https://t.co/e8eL1QqcJZ
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9/23
2020
Laws in MA force patients seeking abortion later in pregnancy to travel out of state to access care, far away from… https://t.co/gUAeyU9yaU
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyMassachusetts must lead. Our laws do not reflect our values and that must change. The #ROEAct simply cannot wait an… https://t.co/JTyes06bah
Retweeted by Mike Connolly“Colleges and universities that reopened for face-to-face instruction might have caused tens of thousands of additi… https://t.co/tqRMlDcTIk
9/22
2020
I know there's a LOT to be stressed about right now, but if you've found relief by visiting free or low-cost state… https://t.co/nQbel85ZkC
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyThe Housing Stability bill would stop mass evictions, but time to pass it is running out. Where do Reps/Sens from y… https://t.co/WpqXn26LaU
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9/21
2020
THREAD⬇️ We must channel our grief and fear into action. Tell your state legislators to pass the #ROEAct now.… https://t.co/7Mo6bJzvXS
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9/20
2020
Want to fight back? Pass the #ROEAct #mapoli
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyA Jewish teaching says those who die just before the Jewish new year are the ones God has held back until the last… https://t.co/sM8EREpkDo
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyRest In Peace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. May we honor your tireless, groundbreaking work and reflect on your imme… https://t.co/8WdRcWCWgG
9/19
2020
Option 1: Pass the Housing Stability bill to stop mass evictions & help tenants, homeowners, AND small-scale landlo… https://t.co/yKlaqFGq9R
Retweeted by Mike Connolly @DanTappan I hear you. They admit there’s no perfect way to calculate the reproduction rate, so it seems they are m… https://t.co/ZeVTkpbqeNThese figures suggest #COVID19 has been spreading more quickly in recent weeks. Everyone needs to wear a mask,… https://t.co/RUKxc8m5LSTHREAD: today the Mass. Supreme Judicial Court issued a monumental decision in Commonwealth v. Long on pretextual s… https://t.co/EdeRmjk3nQ
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyIf this isn’t the time to go to your “last resort,” then when the hell is https://t.co/haTADVTmDd
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9/18
2020
This anti-mask rally in St. George, Utah is one of the most ignorant and insane videos you'll see. A parody couldn… https://t.co/BPCdOS1LCd
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyIf the @federalreserve is truly interested in advancing racial and economic justice, it must do more to support our… https://t.co/7qHJ9g4tvL
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyCongrats @Ziggy617! https://t.co/TEQVDqyaLNWe know what we stand for. #WeAreUnion Read the full letter by BMST Jeff Sullivan in English (… https://t.co/gWkmSN9eAL
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyFor more details on this and other proposals I’ve been making to #TaxTheRich, check out this post I did last year,… https://t.co/XFo4vGkoviNice move, New Jersey!! Here in Massachusetts, I am advocating to raise the tax rate on long term capital gains (80… https://t.co/nXhOmn5Ewo
9/17
2020
I’ve learned a great deal in my first term. An huge and important lesson is that I cannot dismantle 400 years of cl… https://t.co/Q6tmQLDLUU
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyHome prices in MA are up 15% in August 2020 vs. August 2019. The statehouse contributes to prohibit cities from ena… https://t.co/9BAokFH477
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyIt’s astounding that after a massive family separation operation, mass sexual assault of detainees, trapping immigr… https://t.co/ebjnbTSH15
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9/16
2020
@daeisner Make the polices sound commonsensicalIt’s hard to win big progressive victories when most Democrats keep saying they love our neoliberal Republican gove… https://t.co/ixTRGDtBrJProud to make a cameo in the background of @Wutrain's campaign launch video — Michelle has been on the frontlines o… https://t.co/ecf94NaGjAHorrific. Forced sterilization is a cruel tool of white supremacy with a long, abominable history in this country.… https://t.co/zYVVGPGxVC
Retweeted by Mike Connolly @tmavuram My thoughts exactly. What could go wrong?Rest In Peace Justice Gants — a true leader for justice in our Commonwealth. https://t.co/0OJKQN0RZ2Truly honored to report that @EdMarkey’s sneakers are in my #CambMA district today. H/t @OMortner. https://t.co/4rFRAxpTZ8It’s official: I’m running for Mayor because Boston should be a city for everyone. Now’s the time for bold, urgent… https://t.co/XDyvQm7X85
Retweeted by Mike Connolly @PBaxandall The proposal being made in Cambridge differs somewhat from Oregon but this is the general idea https://t.co/vNF8xa1wHr
9/15
2020
“The national conversation around police reform is often rejected...on the grounds that it doesn’t apply to our dep… https://t.co/gAmnsHYJKo
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyMy heart is heavy with the news of Chief Justice Gants’ passing. A jurist among jurist. As a lawyer, his practice h… https://t.co/9evyWcwI80
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9/14
2020
Malden residents fighting alongside @CityLife_Clvu today against displacement & FOR passage of the Guaranteed Housi… https://t.co/ZGDaCEf5AD
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyI think it's fair to say the message is starting to sink in. One wishes it hadn't taken this much time and this muc… https://t.co/CT8vgQfOP3
Retweeted by Mike Connolly“It doesn’t matter if a cop is a good person or a bad person - they’re working for an institution that was founded… https://t.co/9aGpsXsL4b
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyStanding in solidarity with “Community For Us, By Us” in #CambMA this afternoon at this socially-distanced demonstr… https://t.co/EA1DiauO3c @KristieLaSalle @BostonGlobe We do have a commercial eviction moratorium in place now — and we must continue to do a whole lot more.
9/13
2020
“The situation appears to have all the indications of a perfect COVID-19 storm in the making...” Perhaps if univer… https://t.co/vdTLSlogIgIn today’s @BostonGlobe, I make the case for guaranteed housing stability for the duration of the #COVIDー19 emergen… https://t.co/4RajN4dPRk
9/12
2020
I’m once again calling on @MassGovernor and @MassDEP to get on the right side of history and do everything possible… https://t.co/PVvimLCCyR @BenjaminDowning Happy birthday! And it sounds like you’ll appreciate this reference I made yesterday.... https://t.co/4vl5ZSMRrcTonight @cambridgedems passed a resolution in support of H.3924, enabling local options for tenant protections & re… https://t.co/gRElSWgUPv
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9/11
2020
Yes! ❤️✊ Sending love and gratitude to our allies @CityLife_Clvu and the attorneys who defended the eviction morato… https://t.co/i6IZAtMQJ9
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyNow we need to extend the eviction moratorium. #mapoli https://t.co/sy0ZqLTQPX
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyThank you to the attorneys from @MassAGO’s office as well as @BostonLegalAid, @MassLawReform and others who worked… https://t.co/PhavdK13Nf @richardvetstein I doubt it the Housing Stability Act is largely tailored to people who have been impacted by COVID directly or indirectly.I haven’t seen this much spin since Mike Boddicker pitched for the Boston Red Sox! In actuality the federal judge… https://t.co/qQ07O8quyLFederal judge denies motion that would lift the eviction ban. At 6 @boston25, why attorney for landlords who broug… https://t.co/dZtbFaCSIQ
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyDamn, folks, we crushed it! ✅ Vote by mail ✅ Expanded early voting ✅ Safer in-person voting ✅ Record participatio… https://t.co/7wiooYSUl4
Retweeted by Mike ConnollyAlso reaching out to the City of Cambridge Traffic Dept. as Museum Way is a @CambMA street.
9/10
2020

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