Senator Moore received the ‘Legislator of the Year’ award for his efforts on behalf of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The award was presented by the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council and The Arc of Massachusetts.
In response to concerns about the recent community meeting held at Union Station in Worcester by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), Senator Moore filed two amendments to the Fiscal Year 2019 supplemental budget debated by the Senate. The amendments seek to address issues relative to the public hearing process for increasing MBTA fares, and widespread concerns regarding fare evasion throughout the public transit system.
Senator Moore welcomed Sophia Autor of Newton, Massachusetts to the State House as part of the legislative intern program. Sophia is interning with Senator Moore on Beacon Hill two days a week during the spring semester.
Article by Elaine Thompson published by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette highlighting legislation filed by Sen. Moore to expand the scope of practice for optometrists in the Commonwealth to treat eye conditions such as glaucoma.
Article written by Susan Spencer and published by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette highlighting efforts undertaken by Sen. Moore and other legislators to address the current backlog of cases at the Worcester Juvenile Court due to two vacancies on the bench.
Sen. Moore and Representative David K. Muradian, Jr. (R-Grafton) recently joined numerous colleagues from the House and Senate while showing support towards the Go Red for Women campaign. This event continues to help educate women on how to fight heart disease.
Sen. Moore joined librarians from all over Central Massachusetts to meet in the Millbury Public Library for a legislative breakfast to discuss upcoming budget concerns and advocacy on behalf of community libraries in local government.
Armed with the experience of serving for twenty-two years as a former law enforcement officer, Senator Moore announced his re-appointment as Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security. Senate President Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) has also selected Moore for the top post on the Senate Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets.