Raise Up Massachusetts

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Raise Up Massachusetts is a grassroots coalition of community organizations, religious groups and labor unions committed to building an economy that works for all of us. MEJA strongly supports RUM’s priorities; many organizations that have endorsed RUM also belong to MEJA. RUM is focused on issues of critical importance to working families in Massachusetts:

  • The Fair Share Amendment will lead to investments in quality public schools, affordable higher education, and a reliable transportation system by creating an additional tax of four percentage points on annual income above $1 million. This initiative requires passage of a constitutional amendment and is expected to be on the November 2018 ballot.