Senator Moore and David K. Muradian, Jr. (R-Grafton) nominated Lisa Kelley and Nancy Malone of Grafton as an Unsung Heroines for their outstanding contributions to the local community and the region. Lisa and Nancy, along with 129 other Unsung Heroines from across the state, were recognized at an awards ceremony hosted by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women in the Great Hall of the State House.
Senator Moore welcomed Katelyn Buckley of Shrewsbury to the State House as part of the office internship program. Katelyn interned within Senator Moore’s State House Office several days during the month of June.
Senator Moore recently welcomed a group of student leaders from the Grafton Job Corps to the Massachusetts State House. Senator Moore spoke with the students about his role as a state senator, and shared information about the history of the Senate Chamber. The students were accompanied by the Corps’ Recreation Coordinator, Michelle Cook.
Senator Moore announced that the Senate unanimously passed legislation which would prohibit the use of handheld mobile devices while driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving accounted for 3,450 deaths in 2016. In the prior year, an estimated 400,000 people suffered from injuries because of distraction-affected crashes.