Waltham and Lincoln Receive Firefighter Safety Equipment Grants

Rep. Stanley is pleased to announce that Waltham and Lincoln will receive grant funding from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) and the Department of Fire Services (DFS) to purchase of firefighter safety equipment. Waltham received a $35,000 grant while Lincoln received nearly $12,000. Fire departments in every city, town, fire district, and eligible state authority fire […]

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Legislative Committees Advance Rep. Stanley’s Assessor Certificate Bill

January 4, 2022 – Boston, MA – Rep. Stanley is pleased to announce that his assessor certificates legislation (H.2206) cleared both the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government and the House Committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling last month.  Rep. Stanley recently delivered written testimony to Chair Garlick and Speaker Mariano urging for the House to advance the bill […]

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Rep. Stanley Supports Efforts to Redevelop Leland Home into Affordable Housing

In a letter to Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Jennifer Maddox, Rep. Stanley expressed his support of 2Life’s proposal to redevelop the former Leland Home rest home (21 Newton Street in Waltham, MA) into 68 affordable apartments for seniors in the Waltham Community. There is a tremendous need in the Waltham community for more affordable housing for our older adults. The […]

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Rep. Stanley and Sen. Chang-Diaz Secure Funding in ARPA to Protect Community Health Center Workforce

December 16, 2021 – Boston, MA – After months of advocacy, Rep. Stanley and Sen. Chang-Diaz are pleased to announce that their legislation (House Bill 1316 and Senate Bill 744) to further fund the Health Care Work Force Transformation Program is included in the final version of the state’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Last month, Rep. Stanley and Sen. […]

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Rep. Stanley Testifies in Support of 100% Clean Act

In a letter to the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy, Rep. Stanley lobbied in support of the 100% Clean Act (H.3288/S.2136) to transition Massachusetts to clean energy, heating and transportation. Rep. Stanley is a co-sponsor of the bill which would set a goal of 100 percent renewable electricity by 2035, and 100 percent renewable energy economy-wide, including heat and […]

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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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