Senator Moore announced that Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation to ensure confidentiality for first responders when participating in peer support services following critical incidents. The bill passed the Senate and House of Representatives with unanimous support in December of last year.
Senator Moore and Representative David H.A. LeBoeuf (D-Worcester) announced that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation has awarded the Town of Leicester funding to assist with muti-modal and accessibility improvements. A total of $335,748 was awarded to the community through the Complete Streets Funding Program.
Senator Moore announced that more than 80 state legislators have united in support of bold climate solutions in 2019. The statement signals considerable support for climate action in the upcoming legislative session.
Senator Moore and Representative David K. Muradian, Jr. (R-Grafton) announced that Governor Charlie Baker recently signed a bill into law relative to the Upton Town Manager. The bill, H.4989, was filed by both legislators in response to a vote taken by local residents during the Special Town Meeting on November 13, 2018.
Senator Moore welcomed Jen Shannon of Stoneham to the State House as part of an office internship opportunity. Jen is interning within Senator Moore’s State House Office two days each week throughout the winter college break.
Senator Moore provides commentary regarding a bill he filed that would enhance wildlife protections and strengthen penalties against poaching in the Commonwealth. The bill passed the Senate unanimously earlier this year but has yet to receive full approval from the bicameral legislative body.
Senator Moore announced that the Senate passed legislation to extend unemployment benefits for locked out National Grid workers for up to 26 additional weeks, or until National Grid workers are no longer locked out, whichever comes first. The benefits would be part of the existing unemployment insurance system.
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.