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April 18, 2020

It's Time to Help Nursing Homes

Commonwealth Magazine

April 16, 2020

Guest Viewpoint: Nursing Homes’ Uphill Battle Against COVID-19 Pandemic


September 23, 2019

Letter: Surprise medical billing injustice imposed by insurance companies

Telegram and Gazette

August 21, 2019

Overdose Awareness Day vigil brings out stories of loss and hope

Telegram and Gazette

August 06, 2019

Worcester collaborative to address childhood trauma is funded

Telegram and Gazette

August 06, 2019

O’Day lists achievements in budget

Telegram and Gazette

July 19, 2019

After tragedies, Beacon Hill debates statewide window guard requirement

Boston 25 News

June 13, 2019

Massachusetts 'Millionaires Tax' Advances To Next Legislative Session

New England Public Radio

June 12, 2019

Massachusetts Legislature — again — passes constitutional amendment to create ‘millionaire’s tax’


April 18, 2019

Legislators hear case for Fair Share Amendment

Bay State Banner

April 11, 2019

'Schools all across Massachusetts are suffering’: Teachers, workers call for lawmakers to pass ‘millionaires tax’


April 04, 2019

Social workers face twin threats in debt, clawbacks

Milford Daily News

April 02, 2019

As I See It: Programs for individuals leaving incarceration benefit us all

Telegram and Gazette

March 26, 2019

Students Weigh in on Campus Sex Assault Bills at QCC

Telegram and Gazette

March 25, 2019

Advocates at Worcester school forum call for passage of funding bill

Telegram and Gazette

March 22, 2019

LTE: Social workers Committed to Our Communities

Telegram and Gazette

March 22, 2019

Rep. James O’Day files bill to make drugmakers pay for opioid crisis

Telegram and Gazette

March 12, 2019

Pot bills rolling in on Beacon Hill

Boston Herald

March 07, 2019

MBTA fare hike meeting turns into impromptu public hearing in Worcester’s Union Station lobby

Telegram and Gazette

March 04, 2019

SPECIAL REPORT: As the state’s sex-ed frameworks turn 20, The Beacon looks at how local districts teach reproductive health

Wicked Local

February 28, 2019

New study sheds light on dangers of drinking while pregnant

Boston 25 News

February 26, 2019

O’Day, Lewis bullish on new approach to Mass. income surtax

Telegram and Gazette

February 14, 2019

On Valentine's Day In School, Cupcakes — And Lessons On Consent


February 14, 2019

Feature: The long, winding road to sex ed in Worcester

Worcester Magazine

February 08, 2019

Lawmakers want more changes to pot law

The Salem News

February 04, 2019

Potential seen in Worcester’s ‘stagnating’ Greendale Mall

Worcester Telegram and Gazette

January 29, 2019

O’Day files Fair Share revival bill

Worcester Telegram and Gazette

January 17, 2019

Sex education proposal draws skepticism at Worcester school board meeting

Worcester Telegram and Gazette

December 03, 2019

Opioid Epidemic with Rep. Jim O'Day


December 04, 2019

Locked-Out National Grid Workers Tell Personal Stories At Hearing To Turn Up Pressure On Utility


October 26, 2018

Bill to pressure national grid to end its lockout scheduled for hearing next month

The Boston Globe

October 05, 2018

Expansion of opioid treatment in new CARE Act hailed at Spectrum meeting


August 08, 2018

In An Eros-Infused Society, Beacon Hill Is Still Sex Shy


August 02, 2018

Beacon Hill leaves many key bills out of last-minute deal-making

The Boston Globe

July 31, 2018

Legislators reach deal on opioids, but not on health care by end of session

The Boston Globe

July 12, 2018

House backs plan to try addiction medications in some Mass. prisons

The Boston Globe

June 25, 2018

Effort to put Community Preservation Act on Worcester ballot meets resistance

Worcester Telegram

June 17, 2018

Mass. budget amendment aims to relieve backlog in Worcester juvenile court

Worcester Telegram

May 31, 2018

My Recovery Story

Worcester Medicine Magazine

May 22, 2018

Sen. Lovely, Rep. O’Day host Perinatal Mental Health Awareness Day

WickedLocal Danvers

May 08, 2018

In Massachusetts, no one wants to talk about sex ed

Boston Globe

April 13, 2018

Luis Pedraja hails ’13′ at his swearing in as president of Quinsigamond Community College

April 10, 2018

Clinton, Nashoba, West Boylston schools get preschool inclusion grants

April 10, 2018

Advocates May Sue Mass. Prisons Over Refusal To Provide Addiction Meds


March 25, 2018

As I See It: The housing cost crisis Op-Ed: James O'Day & Harriette Chandler

March 23, 2019

Worcester plans to expand in-school breakfast program

March 20, 2018

Activists stop in Worcester, push $15 minimum wage, paid family and medical leave

March 16, 2018

Student walkout organizers deal with consequences

March 12, 2018

Worcester Regional Transit Authority considers eliminating weekend service, some routes, in the face of a $900K deficit

Worcester News - MassLive

March 03, 2018

State legislators, advocates push for more funding to help homeless

February 28, 2018

Jumpstart possible antidote to state's early literacy woes

The Salem News

February 27, 2018

Students, advocates push for overhaul of sex ed in Mass.

February 26, 2018

Worcester rally protests suit to to eliminate ‘fair-share’ union fees

Worcester Magazine

February 22, 2018

Sex ed bill supporters see obstacles in Mass. Legislature

February 01, 2018

5 State Lawmakers Share Why We Need the Healthy Youth Act in MA

Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts

January 25, 2018

Baker knocks 'very poor' GIC rollout

Berkshire Eagle

January 25, 2018

GIC to reconsider health plan consolidation

WBUR CommonHealth

January 19, 2018