If you live in Massachusetts or know anyone who does, please ask them to consider emailing or calling their representatives about these bills in the MA Legislature introduced by Senator Gobi (S 533) and Representative Lewis (H 554). You can find your legislator here.
S 533 / H 554: "An Act concerning the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines pertaining to dogs harbored upon the insured property. This bill would prohibit Massachusetts homeowners insurance companies from discriminating or charging higher premiums for coverage based on breeds of dog..." (Read more about the bills here
The hearing is scheduled for Oct 17th, 2017, if you are able to testify you can learn more information about the hearing here:
The hearing is on Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017. It starts at 10:30 am in Room TBD at the State House in Boston; please plan to allow for traffic and parking, and to sign in to testify. If you’re early, there’s a coffee shop on the 4th floor and you can also tour the State House. The hearing will end when everyone who signed in has had a chance to speak.