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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

UPDATE 9/30/2020: Click here to view Governor Baker’s Reopening Massachusetts Plan Phase 3, Step 2 Governor Baker has signed an updated gatherings order, which has been in effect since Tuesday, August 11, which will: Reduce the limit on outdoor gatherings from

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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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