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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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State Democratic Convention Results

Here are the vote tallies from the 2014 Massachusetts State Democratic Convention:   MA State Dem. Convention Results   Governor Name # of Votes Percent of Votes Steve Grossman* 1,547 35.2% Martha Coakley* 1,024 23.3% Donald Berwick* 972 22.1% Juliette

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Congestion on Fresh Pond Parkway

The following statement was released jointly by State Senator Will Brownsberger, State Senator Pat Jehlen, Representative Jon Hecht and Representative Dave Rogers. If you commute inbound from Belmont, Watertown or West Cambridge, there is one problem you always have to

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Governor Patrick Signs Belmont Land Bill Into Law

David Rogers  Massachusetts State Representative ____________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                                                         January 30, 2014 Contact                                                                 Michael Allen, 617-722-2400   Governor signs bill authorizing sale of state land to Belmont BOSTON – Representative Rogers is pleased to announce that Governor Patrick signed H. 2869,

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The Belmont Solar Challenge

Sustainable Belmont has formed a new committee, Belmont Solar Challenge, which is researching community-based group purchasing for photovoltaic solar systems.  They can be reached at BelmontSolarChallenge@gmail.com.  The Committee’s goal is to make it easier and cheaper for homeowners, nonprofits, and

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Get Health Care Advice for the January 1st Insurance Deadline

January 1, 2014 is the date by which everyone in the United States must have health insurance. Many now find themselves scrambling to get insurance, a process that has proven more complicated than expected. While the challenges of this process are significant, there

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Raise the Minimum Wage and Support Earned Sick Time

Raise Up Massachusetts is an organization that has formed around getting both a minimum wage hike and earned sick time on the ballot in next year’s election.  Representative Rogers is very supportive of both measures, each of which would be

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Help get the Expanded Bottle Bill on the ballot!

The Expanded Bottle Bill has long been immobile in the House and Senate.  Join with progressive groups in Massachusetts to help get the bottle bill on the ballot and then to pass it!

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Rep Rogers helps build Joey’s Park

Dave joined over 2,100 people in helping to build a new Joey’s Park. The build was great evidence of the strength of the Belmont Community.

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Rep Rogers walks in support of The Children’s Room

Dave participated in the 10th annual Walk for Memories to support The Children’s Room.  The Children’s Room is an amazing Arlington-based organization that helps young people work through the grieving process when they suffer the loss of a loved one early

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