Massachusetts voters passed the Fair Share Amendment by voting Yes on Question 1 during the November 8, 2022 elections. Question 1 makes our tax system fairer by implementing a 4% tax on every dollar a taxpayer makes above $1 million in a year, helping to generate an expected $2 billion in new revenue to fund public education and transportation statewide!
MBTA Board members (formerly the Fiscal and Management Control Board) voted to restore bus and subway service to pre-pandemic levels, reinstate weekend commuter rail on lines on which it had been suspended, and resume ferry service!
Rider and worker representation on the new MBTA Board. The rider representative must live in an environmental justice community, and the labor representative is chosen from nominations by the Massachusetts AFL-CIO!