February 26, 2020

Senator Friedman Announces Run for Senate Reelection

Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) officially announced her bid for reelection to continue representing the 4th Middlesex district in the Massachusetts Senate. Friedman was first elected to the Senate in July of 2017 after winning a special election following the unexpected death of former state Senator Ken Donnelly (D-Arlington). “It has been an honor and a privilege to represent the …

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June 28, 2017

Cindy Friedman Wins Democratic Nomination

Cindy Friedman won the Democratic nomination for state Senate in the June 27 special primary election to replace the late Senator Ken Donnelly in the Fourth Middlesex district seat. In a brief statement posted to her Facebook page, Friedman said: “I am incredibly grateful to the voters in the 4th Middlesex for electing me as the Democratic nominee tonight. I …

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June 21, 2017

EMILY’s List Endorses Cindy Friedman for State Senate

“Behind the scenes, she has been a tireless advocate for the women and families of Arlington, ​​Billerica, Burlington, Woburn and Lexington, and EMILY’s List is excited to support Cindy Friedman as she continues to fight for them as ​s​tate ​s​enator….”

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June 21, 2017

Friedman Campaign Gains Momentum One Week Before Election

Just one week before Election Day, the Friedman campaign is gearing up to get out the vote in communities across the 4th Middlesex district following its most recent endorsement from the Coalition for Social Justice. In praising the Friedman campaign’s ground organization, Campaign Co-chair and resident of Woburn Brenna Donnelly said, “Our volunteers have been out in the district almost …

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June 13, 2017

Friedman Gains Support from Major Labor Unions, Mass Retirees, and Mass Women’s Political Caucus

Cindy Friedman continued to build momentum last week ahead of the June 27th special election primary in the race for the 4th Middlesex senate seat formerly held by the late Senator Ken Donnelly. Friedman earned a number of key endorsements, including support from 32BJ SEIU, the largest union of property service workers in the nation, and the Carpenters unions Local …

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June 8, 2017

ELM Honors the Late State Senator Ken Donnelly as Environmental Champion

Cindy at ELM awards

The Environmental League of Massachusetts honored the late state Senator Ken Donnelly as an environmental champion at its annual Earth Night spring gala on June 6th at the New England Aquarium. Accepting the award on behalf of the Senator’s staff and family was Cindy Friedman, former chief of staff for the senator and current candidate to succeed him. Friedman noted:  …

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June 2, 2017

Massachusetts Must Respond to the Paris Accord Withdrawal

Cindy Friedman issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcing his decision to withdraw from the international Paris Climate Change Agreement: I’m shocked and disappointed by the President’s decision. Not only will this damage our environment on a colossal level, it will also put the jobs of those working in the clean energy industry at risk. Now more than ever, we have to come together as activists, communities, and legislators to preserve and protect our planet….No state is better positioned to take the lead on defending the environment than Massachusetts. Here is a list of initiatives I strongly support that we MUST take action on:

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May 19, 2017

Cindy Friedman Senate Campaign Hits Its Stride

Cindy at the NAMI walk

After submitting over 500 nomination signatures, Cindy submitted her nomination papers to the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s office to officially place her name on the ballot; Cindy attended the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk on Mother’s Day to illustrate her strong support for reforming the state’s mental healthcare system.

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