Senator Moore was awarded the Distinguished Legislator of the Year Award for his efforts on behalf of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The award was presented to Senator Moore by the organization Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts.
Senator Moore announced that the Senate passed a three-year, $600 million investment of funding for local road and bridge repairs, continuing the Legislature’s commitment to supporting local cities and towns.
Senator Moore and Representative Hannah E. Kane (R-Shrewsbury) welcomed more than two dozen Shrewsbury High School Boys Hockey Team players and athletic staff to the State House to celebrate the team’s recent MIAA Division 3 state hockey championship victory.
Senator Moore welcomed Paul DiCicco of Millbury, Susan Crimmins of Shrewsbury and Christopher Rodwill of Worcester to the State House for the Citizens’ Legislative Seminar. All three residents were nominated by Senator Moore earlier this year to participate in the civic education program.
Senator Moore, Representative Paul K. Frost (R-Auburn), Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) and Representative Kate D. Campanale (R-Leicester) announced that the Legislature passed an omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Bill which includes language designed to protect police officers in the line of duty.
Senator Moore and Representative Paul K. Frost (R-Auburn) announced that the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development recently awarded Micorp a business development grant through the Workforce Training Fund General Program.
Senator Moore announced that the Senate voted to pass an omnibus housing bond bill to enhance the preservation and production of the Commonwealth’s affordable housing stock. The final provisions of the bill are the result of months-long collaboration among policymakers and a variety of stakeholders.
Senator Moore announced that the Senate passed legislation to promote and enhance civic education. The legislation, which passed by a 32-4 vote, reflects an innovative approach to strengthening civic learning and participation in the Commonwealth.