Rep. Stanley cosigns bill for a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID19 emergency

Rep. Stanley co-sponsored HD.4935, legislation to provide for a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID19 emergency. The goal of this bill is to protect those with housing instability, and in turn the public, during the COVID19 emergency. The legislation would place a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures while the Governor’s state of emergency is active. This policy has […]

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Rep. Stanley Supports Unemployment Assistance and Local Governance Bills

Rep. Stanley is supporting legislation filed by Gov. Baker “An Act to Address Challenges in Town Governance Resulting from COVID-19.” This legislation is designed to provide flexible solutions for communities across the Commonwealth as the challenges of the COVID-19 epidemic disrupt the normal conduct of administering Town government. The bill creates several options for Towns to address the immediate problem […]

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Rep. Stanley Cosigns Letter Supporting Low Income Home Energy Assistance

In a letter to House Ways and Means Chairman Aaron Michlewitz, Rep. Stanley joined his colleagues in requesting ample funding for the Massachusetts Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). With 40,000 residents across the Commonwealth relying on home heating assistance it’s imperative that we invest in this critical program which has seen a drastic decline in federal funding. The […]

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Rep. Stanley asks Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture to consider environmental bills

In a letter to the Chairs of the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, Rep. Stanley urged favorable action on two bills that would protect the Commonwealth’s forests and promote clean energies: H.897 relative to forest protection and H.853, legislation to assure the attainment of greenhouse gas emissions in the alternative portfolio standard. Forests are critical for mitigating […]

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Rep. Stanley asks Ways and Means to advance bill protecting elephants, big cats, primates, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows

In a letter to Aaron Michlewitz, Chair of House Ways and Means, Rep. Stanley requested favorable action on House Bill 2934, legislation relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. H.2934 received a favorable recommendation from the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Community Development and is now pending in the House […]

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Rep. Stanley lobbies for public records bill backed by Gann Academy students

In a letter to Rep. Michlewitz, chair of the House Committee on Ways and Means (HWM) Rep. Stanley urged favorable action on House Bill 2779 related to access to public records backed by students from Gann Academy. The bill received a favorable recommendation from the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight last week and is now before HWM. […]

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Waltham to receive $75K to construct ADA bathroom and drinking fountain improvements

Waltham will receive a $75,000 Municipal American with Disabilities Act Improvement Grant from the Massachusetts Office on Disability. The grant will be used to help construct ADA bathroom and adjacent drinking fountain improvements in Waltham’s Self Evaluation and Transition Plan. These improvements are currently in the design phase.

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Rep. Stanley supports legislation to promote green infrastructure and reduce carbon emissions

In a letter to the chairmen of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy, Rep. Stanley expressed his support for House Bill 2810, legislation that would institute carbon pollution pricing in Massachusetts. Fossil fuels are the primary drivers of climate change and should therefore be priced to reflect the health and environmental problems they cause. One of the most […]

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