We are proud to share Newton Representative Ruth Balser's legislative priorities for 2011. Rep. Balser is working hard to make a difference in the lives of Massachusetts residents. This year, she is fighting to advance gender equity, the environment, mental health, public safety and consumer protection. Its an impressive agenda. Last month, we shared the details of Senator Cindy Creem's priorities. Now, below, you can read about the bills Representative Balser is looking to advance this year.