These lawmakers want to kill the interview question we all hate to answer

Still it shouldn’t be counted out yet, says Fatima Goss Graves, a senior vice president at the National Women’s Law Center.

“People can see the connection of the deep unfairness of carrying past discrimination with you to job after job,” she said. And the support the issue received from the business community in Massachusetts could be galvanizing. “When states show that something is possible, that’s extremely reinforcing.”