Neighborhood Network News: 7/17/17

We begin tonight with a political milestone for a local state legislator--and Latinos in Massachusetts. Representative Jeff Sanchez was chosen today as the new chair of the committee for budget writing.

A campaign's getting underway to ban the use of state funding for abortions in Massachusetts. The Globe reports that anti-abortion activists plan a petition drive to amend the state constitution, with a ballot question as early as two thousand twenty.

Police are also for information about a sexual assault early Saturday morning in Allston. A woman says she was assaulted by a driver after she tried to book a ride-sharing trip.

Interview with Rufus Faulk, Candidate for City Council, District 7.

Interview with Veronica Antich, Stand for Children Massachusetts.

Original Air Date: 
Jul 17, 2017