Article by State House News Service reporter Katie Lannnan discusses a Moore-sponsored bill that aims to ensure confidentiality protections for first responders who seek mental health services from a peer counselor.
Senator Moore announced that the Senate passed legislation to ensure confidentiality for first responders when participating in peer support services following critical incidents. The bill, which had already passed the Senate unanimously earlier this year, returned to the Chamber after an amendment was offered by the House of Representatives.
Senator Moore was appointed by Senate President Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) to serve on a Special Commission to study the cost and feasibility of exempting Massachusetts veterans from tuition, fees and associated costs of attending public colleges and universities in the Commonwealth.
Statement by Sen. Moore regarding Firefighter Christopher Roy who passed away in the line of duty. Firefighter Roy was assigned to Ladder 4 at the Webster Square Fire Station in Worcester. At 3:58 in the morning of December 9, 2018, he responded to a 5-alarm house fire that claimed his life.
Senator Moore submitted written testimony to the chairs of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Housing in support of legislation that would establish procedures for tenant-appointed members of local housing authority boards.
Senator Moore recently participated in a panel discussion regarding the cyber security public policy landscape. The conversation focused on efforts underway in the Massachusetts State Senate to protect data privacy and to promote a uniform set of standards in the Commonwealth.