Norfolk & Plymouth Communities to Share $4.4M in Infrastructure & Housing Grants

BOSTON - The communities of Braintree, Holbrook, Quincy, and Rockland were recently selected by a group of state agencies as the recipients of a combined $4.4 million in grant funding to promote local infrastructure projects, as well as several housing initiatives. The grant awards were made through Community One Stop for Growth, a single application … Continue reading Norfolk & Plymouth Communities to Share $4.4M in Infrastructure & Housing Grants

Norfolk & Plymouth Communities Receive $150K in Road Safety Grants

BOSTON – The five communities of the Norfolk & Plymouth Senate District are receiving a combined $150,000 in grant funding for local road safety initiatives as part of recent multi-million dollar appropriation by the state's Executive Office of Public Safety & Security. The funds were awarded for plans submitted by officials in each municipality for … Continue reading Norfolk & Plymouth Communities Receive $150K in Road Safety Grants

End of Session Newsletter

We just published our latest newsletter! With another session coming to an end, we have a lot to reflect on. Landmark pieces of legislation. MBTA headlines. The ever-shifting status of COVID. If you aren't on our mailing list but would like to read the newsletter, find a copy of it here.

Local ATMs & Card Readers Compromised in Skimming Scam

BOSTON — The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) is issuing additional warnings to residents of skimming scams that have impacted some DTA clients. The agency and its investigations team became aware of banks and retailers who appear to have had their ATMs and card processing terminals compromised. These scams are aimed at obtaining credit, debit and Electronic … Continue reading Local ATMs & Card Readers Compromised in Skimming Scam

Norfolk & Plymouth Communities Receive Millions in Authorizations in Transportation Bond Bill   

For Immediate Release: 7-15-22  Contact: Peter Jasinski | peter.jasinski@masenate.gov  Bill included language filed by Sen. Keenan tied to Commuter Rail expansion  BOSTON – The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday passed legislation authorizing more than $10 billion for a wide array of state-wide transportation infrastructure projects and initiatives. Communities in the Norfolk and Plymouth Senate District will benefit … Continue reading Norfolk & Plymouth Communities Receive Millions in Authorizations in Transportation Bond Bill   

Senate Passes Legislation Expanding Protections for Reproductive & Gender-Affirming Care

For Immediate Release: 7-14-22Contact: Peter Jasinski | peter.jasinski@masenate.gov Sen. Keenan advocated for including miscarriage services under abortion-related care BOSTON -- The Massachusetts State Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to pass a bill protecting providers, residents, and visitors to the Commonwealth who engage in legally-protected reproductive and gender-affirming healthcare from legal action by people from other states, … Continue reading Senate Passes Legislation Expanding Protections for Reproductive & Gender-Affirming Care