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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Fighting for Veterans

The brave members of our armed forces and their families make sacrifices, serving our country to protect freedoms across the world.  As a state representative and an American who is grateful for veterans’ contributions to protecting peace and freedom, Rep. Stanley works ensure our veterans and their families are supported in every way possible. Since taking office, Rep. Stanley has […]

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Advocating for Seniors

Since taking office, Rep. Stanley has worked side-by-side with members of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs as well as local Councils on Aging on issues important to seniors such as health care services and delivery systems, housing, long-term care, transportation, economic well-being, socialization, nutrition, family and community support and security. A senior in Massachusetts is defined as an individual […]

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