right to repair http://wamc.org en Group: Vote "yes" on Mass. auto repair question http://wamc.org/post/group-vote-yes-mass-auto-repair-question <p>Backers of the so-called "Right To Repair" ballot question are now urging supporters in Massachusetts to vote "yes" on the initiative.</p><p>The Right to Repair Committee had initially joined with auto manufacturers to urge voters to skip Question 1 on the November ballot after both sides reached a compromise which was later approved by lawmakers.</p><p>The new law requiring car makers provide independent repair shops with access to their diagnostic systems was approved in July, too late to remove it from the ballot.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 50068 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Secretary of State Announces Three Controversial Ballot Questions http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-secretary-state-announces-three-controversial-ballot-questions <p>Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin recently announced three initiatives that would be included on the upcoming November ballot. WAMC&rsquo;s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports&hellip;</p><p>Galvin on Wednesday announced that voters will be the ones to decide on three controversial ballot questions this November.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 21:49:36 +0000 Lucas Willard 42994 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Secretary of State Announces Three Controversial Ballot Questions