Join Raise Up MA! Build a More Equitable MA Economy
Raise Up Massachusetts is a coalition of community organizations, faith-based groups, and labor unions committed to building an economy that invests in families, gives everyone the opportunity to succeed, and creates broadly shared prosperity. In recent years, we have successfully won two increases in the state’s minimum wage, earned sick time, and paid family and medical leave benefits for workers and their families.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent economic disaster has shown us that now more than ever, we need a government response that answers to the needs of our communities. Raise Up has long led and continues to lead the campaign for the Fair Share Amendment, a new 4% tax on annual incomes OVER $1 million.
The top 1% make their first $1 million without additional tax, after that we're asking for 4 cents on their millionth and one dollar and so on. This would raise a substantial amount of NEW revenue annually to be re-invested into our public education system and transportation infrastructure.
Right now, the Massachusetts economy is working great for those at the top. But it’s time to invest in our public infrastructure, schools, and communities, so that working families across MA can receive the support and benefits they deserve. EVERYONE must pay their fair share in taxes. We must pass the Fair Share Amendment and invest in the Commonwealth.
Sign up to show your support. Together, we can and will build a more equitable MA economy.