Rep. Stanley Works to Combat Food Insecurity and Support the Massachusetts’ Food System during Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on food security and infrastructure. Demand at food banks has skyrocketed and local producers, who once relied on the restaurant industry, struggle to find buyers. As a member of the Food System Caucus (FSC), Rep. Stanley has been working hard to combat food insecurity and fortify the Commonwealth’s food infrastructure during this […]

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Rep. Stanley cosigns letter encouraging action on the issue of prevailing wage for offsite fabrication

Rep. Stanley signed onto a letter supporting H1599, legislation he cosponsored relative to compliance with the prevailing wage laws of the Commonwealth.  H1599 extends the prevailing wage laws to encompass all workers on a public works project. Currently, prevailing wage laws only apply to onsite construction and fabrication and not offsite fabrication. This allows unscrupulous companies to avoid paying a […]

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Rep. Stanley cosponsors letter to House Ways and Means on Public Records legislation

Rep. Stanley signed onto a letter to Chairman Michlewitz requesting the advancement of H.2779, legislation relating to access to public records. This important piece of legislation would open state records that are more than 75 years old to citizens of the Commonwealth, and allow children of unwed parents to access birth certificates without undue delay. It has no associated costs, […]

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Rep. Stanley Cosigns Food System Caucus Hunger Action Month Letter

As a member of the Food System Caucus, Rep. Stanley cosponsored a Hunger Action Month sign-on letter to Speaker DeLeo, Senate President Spilka, Chair Michlewitz, and Chair Rodrigues. The letter outlines two budgetary priorities and three legislative priorities as well as Caucus initiatives in recognition of Hunger Action Month. The letter requested: $30 million in budget funding for the Massachusetts […]

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Rep. Stanley asks the Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs to support Waltham Grant 

In a letter to the Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs (EEA), Rep. Stanley requested support of Healthy Waltham’s application to the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program. Healthy Waltham’s Cold Storage Expansion Project will be a vital resource to families in Waltham. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has made food security […]

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Rep. Stanley Chairs City Council Ad-Hoc Committee on Affordable Housing 

As a Waltham City Councilor, Rep. Stanley is very concerned about the lack of affordable housing available to residents. He currently serve as the chairman of a Council ad-hoc committee on affordable housing created to document actions taken in the city to address affordable housing; identify housing needs and barriers; identify possible solutions; and issue a report on the above. There […]

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