Good Government


I believe our government functions best when it is open, transparent, and accountable to the people. As your State Senator, I am committed to these principles in whatever work our government is undertaking—from setting high standards for the responsiveness of my own office staff to constituents to pushing for clear disclosure and evaluation on corporate tax incentives and grants; from maintaining strong campaign finance laws to making our annual state budget more transparent and understandable to the average citizen.


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"It’s going to be a game changer," Chang-Díaz said. "I know it's going to take time for the MCAD to fill the staffing shortages that they've been experiencing in recent years, but this is a huge step forward."

By Simón Rios and Todd Wallack | Jul 30, 2022

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State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz recently sponsored a budget amendment to increase the MCAD's funding by nearly two-thirds.

By Simón Rios and Todd Wallack | Jul 05, 2022

The Boston Globe

The state also could do more to track the effectiveness of the many tax credit programs it has, said state Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz.

By Tim Logan | Feb 24, 2018

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Despite the ugly policies being proposed in Washington, we were able to score major victories at the state level in Massachusetts this year. Now is the time to double-down on our progress and keep working to make sure the legislature passes key immigration and education bills.

Dec 29, 2017

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