State Sen. Mike Barrett, D-Lexington, has filed an amendment to fund the Massachusetts Asian American Commission.
State Sen Mike Barrett
Monday, May 20, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013
To raise awareness for rare diseases, state Sen. Mike Barrett presented an official citation to leaders of the Hereditary Angioedema Association alongside executives of Shire, a drug manufacturer with a headquarters here in Lexington.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Of those who have reached out to state Sen Mike Barrett, the Lexington Dem says 315 constituents support raising new revenue to invest in transportation and education, while 42 have written or called against any tax increase.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
As well, state Rep. Jay Kaufman presented Gov. Patrick’s proclamation declaring the last week in June as a statewide deafblind awareness week.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The proposal by state Rep. Tom Conroy and state Sen. Mike Barrett, D-Lexington, would levy a so-called carbon tax on sources that emit CO2, the major greenhouse gas behind global warming.
Monday, March 18, 2013
“The most important thing I can do is listen to students and parents involved in the program,” state Sen Mike Barrett, D-Lexington, said to the group. “Getting up at 5:30 a.m. every day to get to a school out here is tough but you kids do it.”
Saturday, March 9, 2013
State Sen. Mike Barrett helped kick off the Tech Hub Caucus late last month. The State House event was a collaborative effort between legislators and industry professionals, who displayed a range of innovative products, including medical care robots.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The sequester could affect everything from contracting and airport jobs at Hanscom Air Force Base to state agencies providing social services to the blind and disabled.
The looming sequester and the possibility of a failure by Congress to strike a deal before the fast approaching March 1 deadline could have far-ranging effects on Massachusetts as well as the communities surrounding Hanscom Air Force Base, according to state legislators. Without action from Congress, the sequester would go into effect automatically on March 1, reducing spending by the state in a number of areas, including education, the environment, health, military and law enforcement, according to the White House. State Representative and Bedford resident Ken Gordon said he believes the impact of the sequester on local communities would be felt almost immediately, especially due to the role that Hanscom Air Force Base plays in the …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
“I’m focusing on areas that have been walloped,” State Sen. Mike Barrett, D-Lexington, said in a statement. “The increases I’m proposing would not restore funding to old levels, but they would strike a better balance.”
Friday, February 15, 2013
'Donnelly, Kaufman, Dwyer Return, Senator Barrett Takes Over' is the headline for Kaufman's upcoming Open House forum.
The following was provided on behalf of state Rep. Jay Kaufman, D-Lexington. State Rep. Jay Kaufman's award winning public policy forum, "OPEN HOUSE", welcomes the State House delegation representing Lexington and Woburn, municipalities that make up the newly-configured 15th Middlesex House District. This forum, the sixth of the 18th season will be held next Thursday, Feb. 21, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the historic Depot in Lexington Center. State Rep. Kaufman, (D-Lexington) who was first elected in 1994, now represents all of Lexington and Wards 1 and 7 of the City of Woburn. State Sen. Kenneth Donnelly, (D-Arlington) who was first elected to the Massachusetts Senate in 2009, serves Arlington, Billerica, Burlington, Woburn, and parts of …