Entries by Anthony Langone

Reading Native Joe DiBacco “Immensely Enjoyed” Interning for Representative Haggerty’s Office

Representative Richard M. Haggerty is proud to announce Reading native Joe DiBacco as a legislative intern hire for Fall 2019. Joe was responsible for speech editing and managing administrative and legislative related duties at the Representative’s State House Office. Joe recently graduated from Trinity College in May where he completed his Bachelor of Arts in […]

Reading Fire Department receives $2,496 state grant

BOSTON – The Reading Fire Department has been awarded a $2,496 state grant to purchase new safety gear for its firefighters. Reading is one of 144 communities to be awarded funding through the Firefighter Turnout Gear Grant program. The grants were announced by the Baker-Polito Administration on December 10, and will be used to purchase […]

Representative Haggerty Accepting Applications for 2020 Winter – Spring State House Internships

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty is searching for motivated, civic-minded individuals interested in a Winter to Spring internship in his office at the Massachusetts State House. Representative Haggerty proudly represents the people of the 30th Middlesex District of Massachusetts, which includes the city of Woburn and town of Reading. Interns will have the […]

Legislature Passes Bill to Promote Children’s Health and Wellness

BOSTON – This week, Senator Cindy Friedman (D-Arlington), Representative Rich Haggerty (D-Woburn), and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington) joined their legislative colleagues in passing An Act Relative to Children’s Health and Wellness to increase access to vital behavioral health services for children in the Commonwealth. The conference committee appointed to reconcile the different language in the […]

Woburn Delegation Votes to Enact the Student Opportunity Act

BOSTON – On November 20, Senator Cindy Friedman (D-Arlington), Representative Rich Haggerty (D-Woburn), and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington) joined their legislative colleagues in voting to enact the Student Opportunity Act. This legislation, providing an unprecedented $1.5 billion new investment in Massachusetts K-12 public education system, ensures public schools have the resources to provide high-quality education […]

Massachusetts General Court Passes Distracted Driving Legislation

(BOSTON) – Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington), Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington), along with their colleagues in the House and Senate, voted yesterday to enact legislation to ban motorists from using hand-held electronic devices in vehicles unless they are in hands-free mode. “The safety of our residents is paramount,” said […]

WOBURN DELEGATION TO HOST WOBURN SENIOR CENTER ICE CREAM SOCIAL

BOSTON — Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington), Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington) will be hosting an Ice Cream Social at the Woburn Senior Center Thursday, November 21st. WHO: State Senator Cindy F. Friedman, Representative Richard M. Haggerty, Representative Michelle Ciccolo WHAT: Ice Cream Social with the Woburn State House Delegation […]

House Passes Legislation to Support and Honor Veterans

BOSTON – Yesterday, days before the nation celebrates Veterans Day on November 11, Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington),along with their colleagues in the House of Representatives, voted to unanimously pass two pieces of legislation, which would improve mental health care for student veterans and honor the military service contributions of […]

Representative Haggerty to Host Senior Charlie Card Event in Reading

Part of his ongoing effort to deliver increased public transportation options and assist seniors with living independently in their community, State Representative Richard M. Haggerty is partnering with the MBTA in sponsoring a “Senior Charlie Card” registration event at the Pleasant Street Center. The event will provide local seniors the opportunity to receive a discounted […]

Haggerty, Jones vote for Student Opportunity Act as it passes House

BOSTON – On October 23, Minority Leader Bradley Jones (R-North Reading) and Representative Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn), a member of the Joint Committee on Education, joined their House colleagues in unanimously passing the Student Opportunity Act, which would invest an unprecedented $1.5 billion in Massachusetts K-12 public education. The bill significantly helps school districts that serve […]