Rep. Stanley responds to League of Women Voters of Waltham questionnaire

As a candidate for Waltham City Council, the League of Women Voters of Waltham asked Rep. Stanley to respond to the following two questions: What are two significant issues facing Waltham and how do you think they should be addressed? 1) Two significant issues facing Waltham are the siting of a new high school and the reuse of the Fernald property.  […]

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Rep. Stanley’s Waltham Citizens for Education Position Statement

Thank you Waltham Citizens for Education for requesting a statement on the saga of siting a new high school.  If any member of the group would like to host a coffee party I would certainly attend and address these issues and any others. This episode is a glaring example of what is wrong with our local government.  Planning is suspect […]

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Rep. Stanley’s Statement in Support of Religious Freedom and Members of the Immigrant Community

People who perpetuate crime and acts of terror have many different origins and appearances. These acts are not committed primarily by people of the Muslim faith, nor those from the immigrant community. Waltham is an ethnically and racially diverse city; residents come from all over the world to join our proud community.  In past years, our city embraced newcomers from […]

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Rep. Stanley’s Education Reform Recommendations 2017-2018

Raising the cap on charter schools has dominated discussion over the past several years, culminating in Question 2 on the 2016 statewide ballot.  Results aside, what we should be taking away from the heated debate over Question 2, is that an overwhelming majority of Massachusetts voters consider public education to be an extremely important issue.  Most, if not all, public […]

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Fighting for Civil and Equal Rights

All American citizens deserve equal rights and Rep. Stanley believes it’s time to end all forms of discrimination in our country. That’s why Rep. Stanley supports legislation and initiatives that support tolerance in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and help residents lead safer and more productive lives. He is especially proud that this year, thanks to his support and the support […]

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Traffic, Transportation & Infrastructure

We need to think seriously about transportation and infrastructure impacts as part of local land use and sustainability efforts. Current traffic conditions in Waltham are unacceptable. Traveling in, out and across our city is a traffic nightmare at any given point on any given day. Running out to the local market can become a multi-hour excursion due to inadequate traffic […]

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Leading the fight against addiction

Every day, lives are being ruined and cut short by the addiction epidemic we have seen across our city, state and country.  At the State House and in our communities, Rep. Stanley has become a community leader in the statewide fight against addiction. He has worked hard with members of the House and Senate as well as local community leaders […]

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Increasing Affordable Housing and Preventing Homeless

Housing costs are getting out of control.  Home prices and rent are sky rocketing, making it more and more difficult for residents to keep and find housing.  To prevent homelessness, we need to increase our state’s supply of affordable housing and adequately fund housing assistance programs. As state representative, Rep. Stanley works closely with members of the Joint Committee on […]

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