Diverse Coalition of Asian American, Civil Rights, Latino, Faith and Women’s Groups Endorse Bipartisan Legislation that Equalizes Immigration Opportunities for Women

A diverse group of organizations, including Asian American, civil rights, Latino, faith and women’s groups endorsed the Hirono-Murray amendment to the Gang of Eight immigration bill, which would create new and fair opportunities for women immigrants and their families. Continue reading

Lieutenant Governor Murray welcomes Senator Warren and Congresswoman Tsongas to join the executive committee of the military asset and security strategy task force

During a meeting at the State House yesterday, Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray welcomed Senator Elizabeth Warren and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas to serve on the Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force. Continue reading

New England Gee How Oak Tin Family Association rings in Chinese New Year

The Gee How Oak Tin Family Association of New England celebrated the Year of the Snake during its annual banquet Feb. 16 at the China Pearl and Hei La Moon restaurants with 107 tables. The family association represents Chinese individuals with the surname of Chan, Woo and Yuen, including “Uncle Bill” and “Uncle Frank” Chin. Continue reading

Democrats sweep presidential and senate elections

Voters reelected Barack Obama as president on Tuesday. In Massachusetts, voters named Elizabeth Warren to be their next senator.

The president thanked his supporters. “Tonight, in this election, you, the American people, reminded us that though our road has been hard, our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back and we know in our heart, for the United States of America, the best is yet to come,” Obama said. Continue reading

Senate race heats up between Brown and Warren

As the Massachusetts senate election approaches on Nov. 6, it promises to be a close race between incumbent Sen. Scott Brown (R) and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren.

Brown promises to be an “independent thinker,” while Warren champions the middle class and families. The two agreed on no third-party ads, but the tone of the race has gotten personal. Brown has disparaged Warren’s claims to Cherokee heritage and record in asbestos litigation. Warren has taken Brown to task for his voting record, which including voting against three jobs bills because they included tax increases. Continue reading