As Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, and as a former law enforcement officer, Senator More took the lead to advance several budget amendments during the Fiscal Year 2019 budget debate in the Senate.
As the State Senate concluded its debate on the Fiscal Year 2019 state budget, Senator Moore announced that many of his amendments were adopted as part of the final $41B budget package. The amendments seek to bolster funding for programs and institutions that serve residents of the Second Worcester District and the Commonwealth at-large.
In response to a recent report issued by the State Auditor, Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) offered an amendment to the state budget debate to reform certain policies and procedures utilized by the Sex Offender Registry Board.
Senator Moore announced that the Senate unanimously passed legislation known as “The BRAVE Act” that will expand benefits and increase access to a range of services for veterans, active-duty military and their families.
Senator Moore announced that the Senate voted to pass a bill designed to protect the personal information of consumers in the case of data breaches, like the one seen at Equifax, and to provide free credit freezes for all consumers.
Mass Insight Education & Research (Mi), a Boston-based nonprofit dedicated to improving public school performance and closing the achievement gap, honored Senator Michael Moore (D-Millbury) with the Mass Insight Education & Research Chairman’s Award at the organization’s annual Partners In Excellence awards event held April 12 at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area in Princeton, MA.