Rep. Stanley Testifies in Support of Affordable Homes Act

Rep. Stanley voiced support for Section 103 within Governor Healy’s Affordable Homes Act, endorsing the establishment of a “Commission on Making Massachusetts an Age-Friendly State.” This proposed Commission, as outlined in the bill, is tasked with providing recommendations on policies, programs, and investments aimed at expanding the availability of affordable, supportive housing for senior citizens. Acknowledging the economic vulnerability of […]

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Waltham receives funding for local transportation infrastructure projects

Rep. Stanley announced that Waltham is set to benefit from a substantial infusion of funds dedicated to local transportation infrastructure projects. An allocation of $581,301, derived from the revenue generated by the Fair Share Amendment, complements the $1.5 million already granted to Waltham in FY24 through the Chapter 90 program. This funding initiative, part of the broader commitment by the […]

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Learn More about the Massachusetts Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit

The Massachusetts Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit was designed by the Legislature to help provide tax relief for older adults. Rep. Stanley’s office designed a brochure to help constituents learn more about the credit and its requirements. This brochure is not an official tax document. If you have questions regarding the Circuit Breaker Tax Credit, please contact a tax professional […]

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Massachusetts House Unanimously Passes Bill to Prevent Abuse and Exploitation, Enhance Protections for Survivors

BOSTON – Wednesday, January 10, 2024 – The Massachusetts House of Representatives today passed legislation that combines several separate legislative initiatives into one bill that will help to prevent abuse and exploitation, while also enhancing protections for survivors. The legislation addresses teen sexting and image-based sexual assault, commonly referred to as “revenge porn;” expands the definition of abuse to include […]

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Waltham’s Riverwalk Project Receives $1.4 Million

As part of Governor Healey’s recent $24 million investment in trails across the Commonwealth, Waltham will receive $1.4 million for the Riverwalk Park Project to help complete the City’s portion of the Charles River Greenway, and $2.4 million for the Massachusetts Central Rail Trail (MCRT) in Waltham. The $24 million investment, funded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), will […]

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Representative Stanley Leads Massachusetts House in Passing Legislation to Improve Quality and Oversight of the Long-Term Care Sector

BOSTON – Wednesday, November 15, 2023 – Today, the Massachusetts House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation that takes a comprehensive approach towards reforming the long-term care industry by supporting and expanding the workforce, enhancing oversight of facilities, and ensuring greater access, all while prioritizing quality of care. “The nursing home sector has long faced workforce and financial challenges that have […]

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Rep. Stanley’s Statement on Israel

I stand with Israel. I strongly agree with our Secretary of State Anthony Blinken when speaking for America, he stated to the people of Israel and to the world: “In this moment where evil, hatred, and madness have once more taken so many innocent lives, we must stand together resolved to confront what is worst among humanity with what is best.  We must provide an alternative […]

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Rep. Stanley Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from the Department of Defense

Rep. Stanley received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Department of Defense for his efforts to get the Military SPEED Act passed. Last session, the House and Senate unanimously passed An Act relative to the military spouse-licensure portability, education and enrollment of dependents – the Military SPEED Act. This legislation addressed some of the Commonwealth’s most immediate needs in the […]

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