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We've left the "comment" functionality working on the Google Doc below. The article below is the script from the latest episode of our podcast about the 2018 Massachusetts ballot measures. Read and comment wherever you see fit. Ask tough questions, voice support where you agree, call us out if you think we got it wrong, and have a conversation with your neighbors about these complicated issues.

Find the transcripts for past Backyard Massachusetts episodes here:

Episode 4: Beyond a Bathroom Bill

Episode 3: Direct Democracy vs Bureaucracy

Episode 2: Strategy and Persuasion

Episode 1: Put it on the Ballot

You can still read the transcripts from Season 2’s policy episodes here:

Climate Change

Affordable Housing Part 2

Affordable Housing Part 1

Universal Pre-K

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