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March 2016 Email Newsletter

Read Rep. Dave Rogers’ March 2016 Email Newsletter.

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The Way We Spend Reflects Who and What We Value – Rep. Rogers’ Thoughts on the FY2017 Budget

The process of crafting Massachusetts’ budget began in January with the Governor’s budget proposal. The House is now developing its budget, to be followed by the Senate’s budget deliberations and ultimately a conference committee to resolve differences between the two.

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Committee Assignments for the 2015/2016 Legislative Session

One of the primary ways in which legislators influence state policy on Beacon Hill is through their work as members of committees. During the 2013/2014 legislative session I sat on the Joint Committees on Housing, Health Care Financing, and Municipalities

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Legislation for the 2015/2016 Legislative Session

Criminal Justice and Drug Law Reform   H1559: An Act to promote public safety by improving the parole process H1559 is designed to make the parole process more predictable and transparent. The bill establishes a rebuttable presumption that prisoners should

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An Act relative to creating a statutory housing restriction and providing remedies related to statutory housing

H1130, S694: An Act relative to creating a statutory housing restriction and providing remedies related to statutory housing (filed in the Senate as S694 by Senator Eldridge) This bill addresses difficulties faced by municipalities in crafting durable affordable housing restrictions

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An Act establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases

H3448: An Act establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases This legislation creates a right to counsel for indigent individuals in civil proceedings in which loss of housing is a potential outcome. What good are legal rights if

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September 2014 Email Newlsetter

You can read Rep Rogers’ September email newsletter here.

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2013/2014 Legislative Session Roundup

I am pleased to report that we have passed a number of pieces major legislation to help move our Commonwealth forward during the 2013/2014 legislative session. The Legislature’s ability to act boldly on these important initiatives is particularly notable in

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August 2014 Email Newsletter

You can read Rep Rogers’ August email newsletter here.

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May 2014 Email Newsletter

Here is Rep Rogers’ monthly newsletter for May 2014.

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