The following announcements were provided by Steve Owens for the State Representative campaign:
Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund (PPAF) of Massachusetts, the advocacy
and political arm of Planned Parenthood league of Massachusetts, has endorsed Steve Owens as the next State Representative in Watertown and Cambridge.
Formed in 1984, PPAF believes that working within the political process is critical to increasing access to sexual and reproductive health services. “In 2020, the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts is endorsing candidates who not only support reproductive rights and
health – but also understand the importance of access to care,” PPAF stated in their endorsement.
PPAF works to elect qualified state and local candidates who will pursue policies that put patients first and protect reproductive health care for everyone. A trusted resource for Massachusetts voters who want to learn where candidates stand on reproductive rights, PPAF mobilizes people to get out and vote. They also train young people to organize around
reproductive freedom and create lasting change in their communities.
Steve Owens has spent the last 15 years working for social justice through his activism. He has organized his community in support of many Democratic candidates who were endorsed by reproductive rights advocacy organizations. As Watertown and Cambridge’s next State Representative, he will fight to ensure everyone has access to reproductive health care. You can learn more about Steve and his background at votesteveowens.com.
“I am proud to have earned the support of the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts. When elected, I will be an ally in the fight to protect reproductive rights and I will work to amplify the voices of advocates and support legislation like the ROE Act that ensures access to reproductive health care,” – Steve Owens
Act on Mass Endorsement
Act on Mass, an organization committed to increasing the transparency of
the Massachusetts State House, has endorsed Steve Owens as the next State Representative in Watertown and Cambridge.
“As a transportation expert and longtime activist, Steve Owens is running to fill the seat left by Jonathan Hecht, one of the Reps who has been fighting for transparency reforms in the House longer than anyone,” said Act on Mass in a statement announcing their 2020 Primary endorsements. “Steve will ably continue that legacy, and we need him in the State House.”
Act on Mass focuses on the educating the public about what is happening in the State House, tracking important votes and data in the name of transparency, advocating for progressive bills, and putting pressure on legislators to do their jobs. They are working to provide voters with the
information they need to engage meaningfully in state government.
Steve Owens has spent the last 15 years working for social justice through his advocacy for candidates and causes. Among those causes has been the push for greater transparency in state government. He believes that legislators must be accountable to the people they serve. Steve has signed the Act on Mass transparency pledge to make all his committee votes publicly available upon request, to move to make public all votes and testimony of committees of which he is Chair, and to stand for roll call. You can learn more about Steve and his background at votesteveowens.com.
“I am proud to have earned the support of Act on Mass. I support their fierce commitment to increasing transparency in state government. In order to increase trust in government, we must make ourselves more available and accountable to the people we serve,” – Steve Owens