Rep. Stanley and Home Care Licensing Commission Submits Legislative Report

Boston, MA –  Rep. Tom Stanley, a member of the Home Care Licensing Commission, recently submitted a report with Commission members on establishing a state-wide home care licensing process. The Commission formed earlier this year to study and make recommendations to establish a statewide licensing process for Massachusetts home care agencies for the protection of consumers, home care agencies and […]

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Rep. Stanley Receives Friend of Minuteman Senior Services Award

Minuteman Senior Services recently recognized Rep. Stanley at its 46th Annual Meeting of its Board of Directors for his efforts to enhance the quality of life for older adults, persons with disabilities, and caregivers both within the 16 communities in its service area and beyond. At the meeting, Rep. Stanley was recognized for his leadership as Chair to the House Committee […]

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Rep. Stanley and Senator Barrett Testify on Lincoln Home Rule Petitions 

Rep. Stanley and Senator Barrett submitted written joint testimony in support of two Lincoln Home Rule petitions which had hearings in October. In a letter to the Joint Committee on Revenue, they express support of H.4106 which authorizes the town of Lincoln to establish a fee for checkout bags to reduce waste and promote sustainability. H.4106 is a home rule […]

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Lincoln and Waltham Receive MassDEP Grants

The MassDEP recently awarded $3.1 million in grant funding to 268 municipalities and regional solid waste districts under the Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP). Waltham received a $2,000 Small-Scale Initiatives Grant and Lincoln received a $3,150 Recycling Dividends Program grant. This year, 226 communities qualified for the Recycling Dividends Program (RDP), which recognizes municipalities that have implemented policies and programs […]

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Rep. Stanley Supports Future of Heat Act

Rep. Stanley submitted written testimony to the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy in support of the Future of Heat Act. The bill, which received a public hearing on 11/2, would allow gas companies to deliver renewable thermal energy to our homes and replace leaky gas pipes with modern renewable thermal energy. The bill would also require gas companies […]

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Rep. Stanley Signs onto Telehealth Awareness Week Resolution

Rep. Stanley signed onto a resolution recognizing September 19th through September 25th as Telehealth Awareness Week. In addition to the joint resolution, the American Telemedicine Association’s (ATA) observance of Telehealth Awareness Week will include a schedule of events underscoring the growing acceptance and value of virtual care in U.S. healthcare as well as a series of new informational resources to […]

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Rep. Stanley cosigns letter supporting parents running for public office

In a letter to the Joint Committee on Election Laws, Rep. Stanley and his colleagues expressed support for S475, legislation supporting parents running for office. The bill allows candidates to use donated campaign funds to pay for certain childcare expenses and is aimed to reduce barriers for people entering politics. This bill would give the opportunity for parents to have […]

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