Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz has distinguished herself as a first-term member of the Massachusetts State Senate. Her dedication to a progressive agenda that best represents the diverse Second Suffolk District has manifested itself in real results for her... Read more
The first African-American elected to the state Senate on Tuesday endorsed City Councillor At-Large Sam Yoon for mayor.
â€œSam Yoon understands that real leadership means bringing people together to solve the problems facing the city," former... Read more
Aiming for a second term, City Councillor At-Large John Connolly has hired a strategist who helped Sonia Chang-Diaz topple Sen. Dianne Wilkerson in last Septemberâ€™s Democratic primary for the Second Suffolk District.
Dan Cohen also consulted... Read more
The need to raise giant campaign funds and the power of incumbency can stifle democracy City Councillor Sam Yoon said in a panel discussion last Thursday. The forum explored the possible reasons why the Commonwealth ranks among the lowest percentages... Read more
Weeks into the job, state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz is already playing defense.
The freshman lawmaker, like others who are facing their first year on Beacon Hill, is up against a billion-dollar budget crisis that is causing prized programs to get... Read more
The resignation of House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, an avowed opponent of casino gambling, was barely official last week before eyes on Beacon Hill turned to the renewed potential of bringing three casinos to the Bay State.
DiMasi's successor,... Read more
Sonia Chang-Diaz, the newly-minted Democratic nominee for the state Senate's Second Suffolk seat, took a victory lap this week with some of the state's top Democrats as incumbent Sen. Dianne Wilkerson battled back against renewed allegations that she... Read more
The latest round in the slugfest between incumbent state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson (D-Roxbury) and Democratic nominee Sonia Chang-Diaz has taken a racially-charged turn, after one high-profile Wilkerson supporter said that Chang-Diaz is not a "person of... Read more
Along with asking for a recount, the two Democratic candidates in a close race for state senate in the Second Suffolk District are bracing for the possibility of yet another rematch. At a meeting tonight with supporters at the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge... Read more