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FY2019 Budget Highlights

This week I was proud to join my colleagues in the legislature in voting for our $44.883 Billion FY2019 budget after 6 months of hearings, meetings and collaboration. Please reference some of the budget highlights below that will benefit the City of Fall River and the Town of Freetown. I was fortunate to advocate for…

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Fourth of July Parade

It is always a wonderful time to march in the annual Freetown July 4th Parade with Freetown Select Board members Bob Jose, Charlie Sullivan, and Lisa Pacheco.

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South Coast Rail Phase I

Public input is now urged.  -Please participate in any public meetings (visit the SCR Project website at www.mass.gov/southcoastrail for details). -Send a letter, postcard or email to MEPA by March 23, 2018 to Secretary Matthew A. Beaton, EOEEA Attn.: MEPA Office (Purvi Patel) 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 900 Boston, MA 02114 fax: 617-626-1181 email: [email protected] -MassDOT would…

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Massachusetts House of Representatives pass H3818: An Act to ensure safe access to medical and adult-use of marijuana in the Commonwealth

In November of 2016, the voters in Massachusetts voted to pass ballot question 4, to legalize adult use of recreational marijuana. After much debate, discussion and the hard work of many of my colleagues, we passed H3818: An Act to ensure safe access to medical and adult-use of marijuana in the Commonwealth. I applaud Chairman Mark…

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