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Ray La Raja comments about the lack of diversity in the MA legislature

Raymond J. La Raja, political science, comments in a story about the lack of diversity in the Massachusetts legislature. He says because state lawmakers are full-time legislators, it makes it even harder for newcomers, including people of color, to defeat incumbents. “It’s a bigger hill to climb for a challenge in Massachusetts than other places,” La Raja says. (Globe, 8/7/18)

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