Rep. Stanley Addresses Alzheimer’s Association

To kick off Advocacy Week, Rep. Stanley addressed members of the Alzheimer’s Association this week. Rep. Stanley expressed his support for the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement to increase public awareness and to help improve government response to the serious conditions of Alzheimer’s and dementia. He congratulated Representative Balser on her well-deserved recognition as a true champion for those with Alzheimer’ s […]

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Rep. Stanley submits testimony in support of the VOTES Act

In a letter to the Joint Committee on Election Laws Joint Committee on Election Laws, Rep. Stanley supported legislation to make permanent pandemic-era voting and ballot access changes such as no-excuse mail-in voting: H.805/S.459, legislation fostering voting opportunities, trust equity and security (VOTES Act) and H.834, a bill to expand voting options. Last year the legislature passed legislation to ensure […]

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Chairman Stanley Sworn in as Home Care Licensing Commission Member

Rep. Stanley, co-chair of the Joint Committee on Elder Affairs, was sworn in as a member of the Home Care Licensing Commission during the group’s first meeting on Wednesday, June 2. The purpose of the Home Care Licensing Commission is to study and make recommendations to establish a statewide licensing process for home care agencies across the Commonwealth.  The Commission […]

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Lincoln Organizations Receive Mass Cultural Council Funds

Rep. Stanley is pleased to announced that the Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc. and the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum are the recent recipients of Mass Cultural Council Cultural Facilities Fund Grants. The Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc. received a $100,000 capital grant while the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum received a $200,000 capital grant. Managed in collaboration with MassDevelopment, the Cultural […]

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Waltham & Lincoln Receive Sustainable Materials Recovery Program Grants

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s (MassDEP) Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) recently awarded grants to the Town of Lincoln and More than Words in Waltham, to help to increase diversion, reuse, composting and recycling of materials in the solid waste stream. More Than Words (MTW), a non-profit social enterprise that operates youth job training programs, was awarded $65,000 to […]

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Rep. Stanley Files Bills Benefiting Community Health Centers

Rep. Stanley filed a bill with Rep. Honan to establish a community health center transformation fund. The legislation would establish a new pool of dedicated funding to stabilize community health centers facing demonstrated financial distress as well as provide a critical financing mechanism for other urgently needed investments such as the development of diverse workforce pipelines, helping to ensure the […]

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Rep. Stanley helps pass budget which includes increased investments in education, services for vulnerable populations, workforce and economic development

Rep. Stanley and his House colleagues passed its Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) budget which responds to the needs of residents and makes investments that set the state on a path toward economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic. Funded at $47.716 billion, the House’s FY22 budget continues its strong commitment to cities and towns, and includes significant investments in education, supportive […]

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Rep. Stanley’s Budget Amendments Benefit Lincoln & Waltham

Rep. Stanley is pleased that three of his FY22 budget amendments were included in House budget negotiations. Rep. Stanley secured $150,000 in funding for the Fragile Beginnings and Project NESST Programs at Jewish Family & Children’s Services (JF&CS). Fragile Beginnings provides expert guidance, emotional support, streamlined access to community resources, and connections to other parents who understand the stress of […]

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