Reps. Stanley and Lawn Help Pass Bill to Support Commonwealth’s Restaurants

Rep. Tom Stanley and Rep. John Lawn joined their colleagues in the House to pass legislation that provides more tools to the restaurants of Massachusetts in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislative package adopted aims to assist a sector that has been hard hit by COVID-19. The measures passed are intended to help restaurants weather the economic crisis […]

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Rep. Stanley Helps Pass Bill to Provide Voting Options Amid Pandemic

Rep. Stanley voted in favor of legislation that will allow a number of voting options, including early voting by mail, in the midst of COVID-19. The bill aims to facilitate a number of options for voters confronting health risks due to the Coronavirus. Under the provisions of the bill, voters can elect to vote-by-mail, submit an absentee ballot, vote early […]

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Reps. Stanley and Lawn and Sen. Barrett support the Waltham High School Project’s Draft Environmental Impact Report

In a letter to the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Reps. Stanley and Lawn and Sen. Barrett expressed full support and approval for the Waltham High School (WHS) Project’s Draft Environmental Impact Report. This project is critical for the community of Waltham as it will deliver the high quality, rigorous, 21st century education which will prepare our students for […]

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Rep. Stanley cosponsors bill ensuring safe and participatory 2020 state elections in response

Rep. Stanley signed onto a bill ensuring safe and participatory 2020 state elections in response to COVID-19. The legislation attempts to alleviate any added burden on voters and their ability to access the ballot box while participating in the September 1, 2020 state primaries and November 3, 2020 biennial state election. It would provide that all voters, without application, receive […]

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Rep. Stanley signs bill to assist non-profits in providing for COVID-19 unemployment benefits

Rep. Stanley cosponsored legislation aimed at assisting non-profits in providing for COVID-19 unemployment benefits. The federal CARES Act will cover 50 percent of unemployment benefit costs for many business and nonprofit organizations. This legislation will match the federal aid dollar for dollar making it possible for thousands of nonprofits, from the arts, to social services, to public health, to public […]

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Rep. Stanley, Rep. Lawn and Sen. Barrett Pass Moratorium on Non-Essential Evictions and Foreclosures amid COVID-19

Rep. Stanley, Rep. Lawn and Sen. Barrett and their colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and State Senate passed legislation that will provide a critical safety net for renters, homeowners, and small businesses grappling with the economic fallout of the coronavirus public health emergency. The legislation prohibits all non-essential evictions and foreclosures and provides mortgage borrowers with forbearance options […]

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Rep. Stanley, Rep. Lawn & Sen. Barrett Pass Legal Protections for Health Care Workers, Facilities, and Organizations Responding to COVID-19

[April 22, 2020] – BOSTON – On April 17, Rep. Stanley, Rep. Lawn and Sen. Barrett along with their colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and State Senate, passed legislation to shield those providing critical health care services from legal liability for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency. Under the legislation, health care professionals, facilities and volunteer organizations assisting […]

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Rep. Stanley, Rep. Lawn and Sen. Barrett Pass Moratorium on Non-Essential Evictions and Foreclosures Amid COVID-19

[April 22, 2020] – BOSTON – On April 17, Rep. Stanley, Rep. Lawn and Sen. Barrett and their colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and State Senate passed legislation that will provide a critical safety net for renters, homeowners, and small businesses grappling with the economic fallout of the coronavirus public health emergency. The legislation prohibits all non-essential evictions […]

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