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2015/2016 Legislative Session Accomplishments

The FY2016 and FY2017 Budget Some of the most far-reaching work of your state legislature is the budget. Each year’s budget is not just a spending blueprint it is a values statement. The 2015/2016 legislative session featured two budgets. The

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August 2016 Email Newsletter

Read Rep. Dave Rogers’ August 2016 Email Newsletter.

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April 2016 Email Newsletter

Read Rep. Dave Rogers’ April 2016 Email Newsletter.

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February 2016 Email Newsletter

Read Rep. Rogers’ February 2016 email newsletter.

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January 2016 Email Newsletter

Read Rep. Rogers’ January 2016 email newsletter.

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April 2015 Email Newsletter

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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 improving asthma in schools

H2042: An Act relative to improving asthma in schools (filed jointly with Representative Hecht) This bill requires schools with high levels of asthma to create an indoor air quality plan and recommends that such schools form environmental health committees. Additionally,

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An Act to establish a division of indoor environments within the Department of Public Health

H2043: An Act to establish a division of indoor environments within the Department of Public Health (filed jointly with Senator Pat Jehlen) This bill creates the Division of Indoor Environments within the Center for Environmental Health. A division with this

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An Act promoting radon testing

H2044: An Act promoting radon testing Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer nationally. Children are disproportionally affected by exposure, and Massachusetts has particularly high levels of radon. This bill requires (subject to appropriation) that all schools and

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