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Local Funding Obtained for the District this Year

Transportation Bond Bill This year, the Legislature passed a major transportation bond bill authorizing a series of transportation-related projects. A bond bill, unlike a direct spending bill, authorizes the Governor with the bonding capacity to fund these projects. Although we

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Major Police Reform

Following a lengthy, 3-day debate on police reform — and many close, hard fought votes — the House passed legislation that will restructure policing in Massachusetts in a fundamental way, An Act relative to Justice, Equity and Accountability in Law

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The Roadmap – “Net Zero” Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

In the final week of July, the Massachusetts House took up far reaching legislation addressing climate change and environmental justice. First, a little context is in order. Unfortunately, it is context no doubt of which many of you are already

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Legislation Filed to Ensure Racial and Social Justice

Long having made criminal justice reform central to my work as your Representative, I am deeply engaged in a variety of discussions about what reforms we will undertake here in Massachusetts in the wake of the murder of George Floyd

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June Newsletter

Click here to read Rep. Dave Rogers’ monthly June newsletter.

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May Newsletter

Click here to read Rep. Dave Rogers’ monthly May newsletter.

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The Baker Administration’s Reopening Plan

Governor Baker has announced a four-phase reopening plan for the Commonwealth (numerous links below). It has become clear over the last several weeks that the best way to approach the reopening of society is with great caution. In the Commonwealth, we have made

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COVID-19 Updates: Nursing Home Resources

Protecting our Elderly and Most Vulnerable As many of you may know, this disease is hitting our long-term care facilities especially hard. These facilities house a vulnerable population and unfortunately, they have experienced significant outbreaks. The Baker Administration just yesterday

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COVID-19 Updates: Connecting with State Agencies

For unemployment benefits, visit: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/department-of-unemployment-assistance. For those not eligible for regular or extended benefits, you can apply for the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program for up to 39 weeks of benefits. Please visit: https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-pandemic-unemployment-assistance To connect with additional sources of food

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COVID-19 Updates: Relief Fund

The COVID-19 Relief Fund for Individuals provides $1,000 grants to people who have lost income derived from their work as individual artists and independent teaching artists/humanists/scientists as a direct result of COVID-19 related cancellations and closures in Massachusetts. Application deadline is April

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Phone: 617-722-2637
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