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Abolish Involuntary Poverty In Cambridge Over The Next Five Years
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 1:47 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 30  Stance: Support

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Cambridge Is Experiencing Serious Traffic Gridlock Morning And Evenings
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 2:25 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 57  Stance: Support

In addition, the Cambridge Residents Alliance has estimated that more development will add more than 50,000 more car trips per day.

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Campaign Finance Reform
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 10:24 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 27  Stance: Support

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Community Walk And Bike Path Along The Grand Junction Railroad
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 11:51 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 51  Stance: Support

The City's Green Ribbon Open Space Committee listed the creation of a walking and biking path along the Grand Junction railroad corridor

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Investment In Our Public Schools
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 10:53 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 58  Stance: Support Strongly

Over the past 10 years, non-school city spending increased by 59%, while school spending increased by only 28%.

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Low And Medium Income Housing -- Increase In Density Or ....
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 1:05 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 72  Stance: Support

To maintain it's diversity Cambridge needs to provide support for low and middle income families

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Low And Moderate Income Housing -- Inclusionary Zoning Results In 25% Affordable Housing.
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 4:18 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 52  Stance: Support With Reservation

Inclusionary zoning results in 25% affordable housing, instead of the current 15%

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Net Zero Buildings
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 1:57 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 70  Stance: Support With Reservation

Energy associated with building use is by far the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in Cambridge.

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One Year Moratorium On Construction To Study Impact Of Development On Livability.
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 1:58 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 55  Stance: Undecided

The city should impose a one-year moratorium on all large-scale up-zoning while a city-wide plan accurately assesses livability impact of said up-zonning.

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Plan E Charter
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 4:35 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 52  Stance: Undecided

Should we keep Plan E as the system of governance for the city? Or should directly elect a Mayor who would have control of the City's finance?

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Privacy -- Police Public Safety Security Cameras
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 11:27 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 54  Stance: Undecided

It's a Privacy issue, are these camera really making us more secure? The Cambridge Police Department is committed to using any public safely security cameras and images

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Public Toilets On Cambridge Common
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 1:31 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 21  Stance: Support

The time has come to install a permanent public toilet on Cambridge Common. This issue has been studied by the City Council for 12+ years. It's time to make it happen. World-class cities provide clean, safe, and convenient facilities for their citizens!

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Reject Dramatic Up-Zoning Changes In Central Square.
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 9:18 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 52  Stance: Undecided

An increase in density and housing stock can be brought about in Central Square by development on a human scale that stays within the 8 stories currently allowed.

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Terms Limits
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 2:11 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 54  Stance: Support With Reservation

Terms Limit good for democracy. They enable all of us to participate..

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The Foundry
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 2:36 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 81  Stance: Support

The need - arts, community and non profit for kids space - is pressing. The Foundry offers an ideal setting.

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School Committee

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Co-Teaching (Two Teachers) In All 6th-8th Grade Math Courses
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 1:28 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 43  Stance: Support

Co teaching in all 6th-8th grade math courses

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Full Time Cpsd Data Analyst(S) To Examine Cps Student Data
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 2:24 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 33  Stance: Support With Reservation

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Fy15, Fy 16 Budget Line Items
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 12:49 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 24  Stance: Undecided

Probe Council and SC candidates both on your JK-12 issues, School District budget line items FY15 (July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015) and FY16 (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016), etc. BTW, FY15 budget process begins about now with current SC members.

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Improve Transparency And Fairness Of The Kindergarten Lottery And Enrollment Process
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 2:26 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 7  Stance: Support

The kindergarten lottery process in Cambridge is too complex and lacks School Committee oversight.

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K-5 World Language Education
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 1:23 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 43  Stance: Support

Pangea has prepared a list of 28 questions about world languages which have been submitted to the School

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Keep Separated Honors Classes At Crls
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 1:46 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 40  Stance: Support Strongly

The proposal is in line with the Innovation Agenda's goals. It sends a message to the community that the district will rely on evaluation and evidence in selecting programs for instruction.

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Lengthening The School Day
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 4:52 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 39  Stance: Undecided

Main reasons for wanting a longer school day: teacher collaboration, higher achievement, more time for STEM, 6-8 teach feel 45 min is too short, block schedule is currently inflexible

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Separated Accelerated Algebra I Classes For 7th And 8th Graders
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 11:56 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 42  Stance: Support

For this year, the proposal to have students take a test in January and if they pass take Algebra I at CRLS is now very different.

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Technology Needs In Classroom
Updated: Nov. 28, 2022, 1:58 a.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 34  Stance: Undecided

Why doesn't Cambridge provide laptops or iPads to all students (3-12)?

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Universal Junior Kindergarten
Updated: Nov. 27, 2022, 10:21 p.m.

We the people: Vote Count: 51  Stance: Support

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