Legislative/Policy News

We Support Updating Boston’s Fire Code

On November 9th, the Boston City Council’s Committee on Public Safety held a hearing to discuss updates to the Boston Fire Prevention Code. Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow (AHT) coalition members and supporters attended the hearing to testify and show their support. As a member of the AHT Governing Board, the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition … Read more

MBCC at Work for you

From left to right: Representative Paul K Frost, Dr.; Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute; Representative Gloria Fox; Margo Simon Golden, MBCC Board President; Representative Alan Silvia; Gerry Swift, MBCC Board Treasurer On October 21st we hosted an educational forum with Representative Paul K Frost (R-Auburn) for Massachusetts state Representatives and Senators. At the forum we … Read more

MBCC Applauds Senator Markey’s New Bill

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition applauds and supports our Senator Edward Markey (D, MA) and Senator Barbara Boxer (D, CA) for introducing the Alan Reinstein and Trevor Schaefer Toxic Chemical Protection Act, which would strengthen chemical reviews, set clear deadlines, preserve states’ roles, and put public health first. Unlike the chemical industry-backed reform bill introduced by … Read more