Steve, James, Malt and Joe talk about the latest Massachusetts news.
- Joe talks about a recent protest in Lowell to defund the police;
- Steve discusses what Cambridge is doing to encourage affordable housing;
- James gives the run down on mail-in ballots for the upcoming elections:
- You should be mailed an application for a mail-in ballot, but if not, get a copy at https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleev/early-voting-by-mail.htm;
- Applications must reach your local election office by August 26 for the State Primary and October 28 for the State Election.
- State Primary ballots need to be back at your local election office by 8 p.m. on September 1.
- State Election ballots need to be postmarked no later than November 3 and must be back at your local election office no later than November 6.
While we didn’t cover it this week, we are keeping our eye on Trump sending federal law enforcement into Portland, OR without state or local approval.