Senator Moore announced that the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed legislation, known as “Nicky’s Law,” that would strengthen protections for persons with disabilities. In an effort to prevent continued caretaker employment for offenders, the Moore-sponsored bill would direct the Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPC) to establish a registry that identifies individuals who have been found to have committed abuse against persons with disabilities.
After learning of several vacancies, Senator Moore is highlighting opportunities to serve on the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW). The Commission was created in 1998 and is tasked to review the status of women and girls in Massachusetts, and to offer policy recommendations to improve equality and access to opportunities for all women throughout the Commonwealth
Senator Moore and Senator Harriette L. Chandler (D-Worcester), offer an op-ed regarding legislation passed by the Senate that revises the outdated “Chapter 70” education financing formula. The bill provides more than $1.5 billion in new education funding over the next seven years.
BOSTON – Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) announced that the Senate recently voted to ban certain toxic chemical flame retardants from children's products, including toys and nap mats, as well as in upholstered furniture, window dressings, carpeting, and bedding made or sold in the state.
Senator Moore announced that the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities released legislation he filed known as “Nicky’s Law” favorably with redrafts today. The legislation has received broad bipartisan support among members of the Massachusetts Legislature, with 158 legislators co-sponsoring the legislation.
Senator Moore and Representative David K. Muradian, Jr. (R-Grafton) recently submitted a letter to the General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) highlighting ongoing parking capacity issues at the Grafton Commuter Rail station.