League of Women Voters of Waltham Questionnaire

1. What are your proudest accomplishments achieved during the current term in office? Ending a divisive two-year struggle within our community, I filed a successful motion to take the Stigmatine property by eminent domain for the purpose of building a new state-of the-art high school and preventing a massive private housing development along the Lexington Street corridor. Now it is […]

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Questionnaire from Waltham Resident Dan Berlin

  Why are you running to be a City Council member? I’ve dedicated my career to working in public service because I believe in helping others and improving our community.  There are many important issues facing our city: funding and constructing a new high school, creating more affordable housing, constructing new fire and police stations, improving traffic, overseeing Fernald reuse […]

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Election 2019: Questions of the Week (Waltham News Tribune) – Week 1

  How would you describe the City of Waltham? The birth place of the American Industrial Revolution, Waltham has a proud history of education, innovation and labor and is home to Bentley University, Brandies University and numerous business world headquarters.  Waltham is a New England economic power house with over $100 million annually in commercial revenues and more hotel rooms […]

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Rep. Stanley Testifies on Lincoln Affordable Housing Bill

Rep. Stanley testified at the Joint Committee on Revenue hearing in support of a Lincoln Affordable Accessory Dwelling Home Rule Petition. This legislation (H.2645), sponsored by Rep. Stanley, seeks to increase the town’s affordable housing stock by incentivizing owners of accessory apartments to rent their apartments as affordable units. The bill represents an innovative effort made by the Town of […]

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Rep. Stanley asks Joint Committee on Financial Services to issue favorable action on his bill providing for the security of public deposits

Rep. Stanley testified on behalf of legislation he filed (House Bill 1113) to establish a framework for qualifying public depositories in addition to instituting rules for determining the collateral for public deposits. Massachusetts is one of several states that do not require banks holding public deposits from cities, towns and districts to secure them with acceptable capital. Local municipalities need […]

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