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*RELEASE* YDM Holds 2013 Annual Convention, Elects New Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2013 YOUNG DEMOCRATS OF MASSACHUSETTS HOLD ANNUAL CONVENTION, ELECTS NEW BOARD The Democratic youth in Massachusetts are engaged and readying for coming Election season WORCESTER—The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) held a well attended Annual Convention Saturday August 17th at the Teamsters Local 170 in Worcester, Massachusetts that included multiple…
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YDM’s 2013 Convention This Saturday 8/17 in Worcester,ma

We’re just two days from our Annual Convention this Saturday, August 17th, at Teamsters Local 170 in Worcester. You will have the opportunity to learn from some of the brightest minds in our party and to network with Democrats from across the Commonwealth. We’re also doing something special.  At 11:45am, we’ll host a Gubernatorial Roundtable discussion with Joe Avellone, Treasurer…
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A Primer on An Act to Invest and new Revenue plans

UPDATE: The legislature has released their revenue plan, and we do not think it goes far enough. The plan might be voted on as early as Monday, April 8th. Please sign our petition calling for a stronger investment plan for the Commonwealth. A Primer on Campaign for our Communities The Campaign for Our Communities was formed…
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Initial Reaction to Gov. Patrick’s State of the Commonwealth

Last night, Governor Deval Patrick delivered his State of the Commonwealth address, laying out a powerful agenda for his second term focused on strengthening our economy and community through strategic investments in education, innovation, and infrastructure accompanied with progressive reforms to our tax code. There is a lot for Massachusetts’ youth — and all residents…
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Massachusetts Inaugural Ball

Can’t make it to DC for the Inauguration? No worries. On Monday January 21st, Democrats will gather from across the Commonwealth to celebrate the Inauguration of President Barack Obama. Please join the Young Democrats of Massachusetts for the only Inaugural Ball happening here in Massachusetts! YDM Inaugural Ball at Naga, 450 Mass Ave. Cambridge, MA  Celebrate…
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Hurricane Sandy Relief Trip

This weekend, Young Democrats from across the Commonwealth are traveling to New Jersey to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. If you would like to join the trip, please email Elaine at ealmquist@ydma.org. We are leaving Saturday morning from Boston, Framingham, and Worcester and returning Sunday evening by 8:30pm. You can find more details on our…
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Tuesday’s Results for YDM’s Endorsed Candidates

Because of the incredible amount of work Young Democrats across the Commonwealth put in over the past year, we saw amazing results for Democrats and for our endorsed candidates on Tuesday. Here’s the run-down: Congress Elizabeth Warren turned out an outstanding victory and will be the first woman Senator from Massachusetts. Congressman John Tierney beat…
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Why I volunteer, and why I believe you should join YDM’s Youth Boots program. A #Demdoors diary

This past weekend marked the second weekend of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts Youth Boots volunteer program. Last weekend, we spent time in Westborough in support of YDM’s endorsed candidate State Senator Jamie Eldridge. This weekend we pulled double duty. Saturday, we were in Pembroke for YDM’s endorsed candidates Josh Cutler, Senate President Therese Murray, and…
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An Open Letter from YDM Labor: Organizational Meeting on July 9, 2012

Dear Union Friends and Allies, The recent election in Wisconsin, while demonstrating the power and passion of union members and those who support them, also showed just how important elections are to maintaining collective bargaining as a right in this nation. While the outcome is not what we had hoped for, our resolve is ever…
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We Support Obamacare!

Tomorrow morning the Supreme Court will issue its ruling on the Affordable Care Act. You can follow along tomorrow morning on SCOTUSblog starting at 8:45am. They expect the ruling to come down at around 10:15am. If you haven’t already, sign the petition showing your support for ACA and share your support for Obamacare by updating your Facebook cover photo.…
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