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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Waltham receives Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program Grant

The City of Waltham received an Action Grant in the amount of $362,000 from the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program to make Beaver Brook climate resilient. MVP provides communities with funding and technical support to identify climate hazards, develop strategies to improve resilience, and implement priority actions to adapt to climate change. Through this latest round of funding, 93% of […]

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Waltham High School receives Skills Capital Grant Program Grant

Gov. Baker announced $9.7 million in grants from the Skills Capital Grant Program to 47 educational organizations across the state to update equipment and expand student enrollment in programs that provide career education. Waltham High School will receive $152,871 to purchase industry-standard health care equipment to support students enrolled in the newly launched Healthcare Assistant Program to gain Certified Nursing […]

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Baker Administration Launches Grant Program to Expand Local Food Access for Low-Income Residents

As a member of the Food Systems caucus, Rep. Stanley supports Gov. Baker’s announcement regarding the launch of a grant program to provide SNAP processing equipment to direct-marketing farms and farmer’s markets. The program will support farmers and farmers’ markets and expand local food access points for low-income residents across the Commonwealth. The grant program provides equipment at no cost […]

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