Ballot Question #4: Should MA Guarantee Sick Time to All Employees?

Posted by: Erin Ziomek MA- The last of four ballot questions to be brought before Massachusetts voters on Tuesday, Ballot Question 4, or “Earned Sick Time for Employees” proposes 40 hours of paid or unpaid sick time guaranteed to all employees in the state, according to the official website of the Secretary of the Commonwealth …

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Are “Attack Ads” truly effective for college students? 2014 Gubernatorial Race.

By: Cam Jandrow WORCESTER - According to the Nielsen Company (2011), approximately 96.7 percent of American households own and use a television set. Political parties have this in mind when they use resources to shoot their campaign ads because they know that it will be seen. According to the Washington Post, the amount spent on political …

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Meet the candidates: Massachusetts Gubernatorial Race 2014

Posted by Sara Heath (MA): On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Massachusetts voters will choose the state's next governor. Attorney General Martha Coakley, after a grueling primary race, is the Democrat.  Businessman Charlie Baker is the Republican.  While polls vary a little, the latest Boston Globe poll gives Baker a lead of 44-percent to Coakley's 37-percent. Running …

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