As a state senator, many of my responsibilities relate to crafting policy and representing the views of local residents on Beacon Hill. However, a less-known function of my office involves assisting constituents every day – hundreds each year – with issues related to state-level government agencies and other entities.
Sen. Moore welcomed Shannon Regan of Auburn, Mary Krumsiek of Millbury, and Erin Baniukiewicz of Grafton to the State House for the Citizens’ Legislative Seminar. All three constituents were nominated by Senator Moore earlier this year to participate in the civic education program.
Senators Moore and Senator Anne M. Gobi (D-Spencer) announced that the Senate took final action to advance legislation that would establish uniform protocol and procedures for tracking, transporting, and collecting sexual assault evidence. Importantly, the bill would also extend the length of time that sexual assault kits are required to be retained for evidentiary purposes.