On the Issues

Government is how we take care of each other, but it doesn’t work if voters don’t know what their legislators are thinking. Please click headers for more information about each subject. If there isn’t an essay on a topic you care about, please email votemelissasmith@gmail.com and ask for one.

melissa will be an advocate for:

Transparency in Government

  • Recording all Beacon Hill votes, including those taken in committees
  • Digital and physical accessibility
  • Reachable, responsive legislators
  • Holding town halls and forums
  • Voter registration and education

Working Families

Social Justice

Our Environment


Let’s build something together.