Rep. Stanley Helps Pass Major Clean Energy Legislation

The Massachusetts Legislature passed a sweeping clean energy bill, An Act driving clean energy and offshore wind. The legislation bolsters green transportation, green buildings, and clean power production, including offshore wind, solar, storage and networked geothermal, while creating thousands of new jobs and economic benefits in the process. This bill builds upon the Next Generation Climate Roadmap bill, which was […]

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Rep. Stanley and House Pass $4.2 Billion Economic Development Bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives passed an economic development bill, which utilizes American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) surplus funds, and bonds to make significant investments across several vital sectors of the economy, and to give back to low and middle-income residents in Massachusetts by providing one-time rebates and significant tax relief beginning in 2023. Funded at […]

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Massachusetts House Passes Bill Supporting Veterans’ Services, Military Families

MASSACHUSETTS HOUSE PASSES BILL SUPPORTING VETERANS’ SERVICES, MILITARY FAMILIES BOSTON – Thursday, July 7, 2022 – The Massachusetts House of Representatives today passed comprehensive legislation addressing the Commonwealth’s most immediate needs in the veteran community and making necessary updates to service member quality-of-life issues and acknowledgements of our military branches and individual service, including supporting military families who relocate to […]

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Rep. Thomas Stanley Acts to Protect Reproductive Rights in Massachusetts

“We clearly need to bolster the Commonwealth’s reproductive freedom infrastructure as we prepare for our providers, clinics, and Funds to face increased demand for care when and if Roe v Wade falls this year,” stated Rep. Stanley. The Commonwealth’s Roe Act enacted in 2020 will continue to uphold the reproductive rights of all Massachusetts women regardless of actions expected from […]

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Massachusetts House Passes Comprehensive Behavioral Health Legislation

BOSTON – Thursday, June 16, 2022 – The Massachusetts House of Representatives today passed comprehensive legislation addressing longstanding issues with our behavioral health care delivery system. The bill focuses on acute psychiatric care and crisis response, youth behavioral health initiatives, community-based behavioral health services, investments in the workforce, and enforcement of existing behavioral health parity laws. “This legislation is a […]

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Learn what the MBTA’s network redesign means for Waltham

MBTA Better Bus Network: New connections, more service, more frequency. See what this means for Waltham.  Public transportation remains an essential part of our lives, from getting us safely to school, work, important medical appointments, or running daily errands.  One of the most important components of the Commonwealth’s public transportation system is the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Agency’s (MBTA) bus network which […]

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Elder Affairs Committee Advances Long Term Care Bill

  Boston – Wednesday, May 11, 2022 – Rep. Thomas M. Stanley (D-Waltham) and Sen. Patricia D. Jehlen (D-Somerville), Co-Chairs of the Joint Committee on Elder Affairs, are pleased to announce a favorable committee report on legislation to improve the quality and oversight of long-term care in Massachusetts. An Act to Improve Quality and Oversight of Long-Term Care takes a […]

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