Reps. Stanley, Lawn Join House Majority to Pass Major Health Care Legislation

BOSTON – Thursday, May 16, 2024 – The Massachusetts House of Representatives passed comprehensive legislation that aims to restore stability to the health care system, bolster accountability within the industry, and control health care spending to ensure that everyone in Massachusetts has access to quality, affordable health care. The bill also includes important updates to how the Commonwealth regulates and […]

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Rep. Stanley’s Home Care Licensure Legislation Receives Favorable Recommendation

Legislation Rep. Stanley filed on home care licensure (H.649) received favorable recommendations from the Joint Committee on Health Financing and the Joint Committee on Rules and is now before the House Committee on Ways and Means. This legislation establishes a licensure process for home care agencies with the goal of improving standards and preventing the abusive treatment of home care […]

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Rep. Stanley Secures Funding for Waltham Nonprofits in House Budget

In the House fiscal year 2025 (FY25) budget, Rep. Stanley secured critical funding for several nonprofit organizations serving Waltham residents. Budget wins include: • $100,000 for programs under Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s (JF&CS) Center for early relationship support, including Fragile Beginnings and Project NESST (Newborns Exposed to Substances: Support and Therapy). Fragile Beginnings and Project NESST help address the […]

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Rep. Stanley, Massachusetts House Pass FY25 Budget that Invests in Programs Supporting Families Across Massachusetts

BOSTON – Friday, April 26, 2024 – Today, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) budget. Funded at $58 billion, $62 million below Governor Maura Healey’s budget proposal, the House’s FY25 budget responds to the needs of residents, provides strong support for the Commonwealth’s cities and towns, and among many critical investments, includes significant funding for […]

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Rep. Stanley and Colleagues Pass Bill Authorizing Chapter 90 Funding

Rep. Stanley and his House colleagues passed a bill that includes $200 million for the state’s Chapter 90 program, which provides municipalities with a funding source for transportation-related improvements, including road and bridge repairs, as well as $175 million for specific programs. The bill also appropriates $25 million for the rural roads program established in last year’s Chapter 90 legislation, […]

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Rep. Stanley Asks Ways and Means to Support Records Access Bill

In a letter to House Ways and Means, Rep. Stanley urged favorable action on legislation he cosponsored relative to accessing public records. The bill amends current law to create access to public records, currently under the custody of the state secretary, that were created more than 75 years ago for historical and genealogical purposes. These records contain some of the […]

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Rep. Stanley Tours New Waltham High School Site

On April 6th, Rep. Stanley joined city council colleagues, school committee members, and Waltham High School (WHS) faculty for a tour of the construction site of the new high school. Set to open in September 2024, this milestone represents the culmination of years of collaborative effort with city and state officials to make Waltham’s state-of-the-art high school a reality. Rep. […]

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Rep. Stanley announces House budget highlights

Rep. Stanley announces House budget highlights Rep. Stanley is pleased to announce that the fiscal year 2025 House Ways and Means budget includes $24,311,937 for Waltham 70 education funding, which is state aid to public elementary and secondary schools. Waltham will also receive $11,594,740 in unrestricted general government aid (UGGA) which provides essential funding for vital municipal and school services. […]

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