Senator Moore was appointed by Senate President Rosenberg (D-Amherst) today to serve as Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security. Moore previously served as the Acting Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security after serving as the Senate Vice-Chair.
BOSTON – With an eye on Washington, the Massachusetts Senate on Monday gave initial approval to a bill that would cement Title IX statutes in Massachusetts and take protections for college students who are victims of sexual violence a step further. Article by Stephanie Murray of the State House News Service.
Senator Moore announced that the 79th Citizens' Legislative Seminar will be held this fall on Tuesday, October 24th and Wednesday, October 25th at the Massachusetts State House. Learn more about the program and how to sign up.
Senator Moore welcomed Hava Kantrowitz of Worcester to the State House as part of the 2017 summer internship program. Hava is interning within Senator Moore’s State House Office four days each week throughout the summer.
In an effort to promote manufacturing and job growth in Massachusetts, Senator Moore has announced the launch of a website containing useful resources for residents who own or operate manufacturing businesses within the state.
Senator Moore announced that the Senate recently passed legislation to help ensure that pregnant workers are protected from discrimination in the workplace. The bill advanced from the Senate with unanimous, bipartisan support.
The Senate voted to approve a final $40.202B billion budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The budget makes reductions in spending from the originally proposed Senate budget due to revised revenue forecasts, but maintains a strong commitment to Chapter 70 education funding and preserving local aid to cities and towns.
Lisa Nelson of Grafton was selected by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women as a 2017 Unsung Heroine. Senator Moore nominated Lisa for her outreach and advocacy efforts on behalf of individuals living with Dyslexia. Her name was recognized with other Unsung Heroines from across the Commonwealth during a recent ceremony held at the State House in Boston.