Entries by Anthony Langone

HAGGERTY DELIVERS MAIDEN SPEECH ON EDUCATION

Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives unanimously passed historic legislation to invest $1.5 billion in the Commonwealth’s public education system. Known as The Student Opportunity Act, the legislation invests funding to support the needs of English learners and school districts that serve high concentrations of low-income students […]

House Passes Fiscal Year 2019 Supplemental Budget with Targeted Investments in Infrastructure, the Environment, Wellness and Education

BOSTON –  State Representative Richard Haggerty has joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to pass a supplemental budget allowing the Commonwealth to increase the balance of its “Rainy Day Fund” to $3.2 billion, invest in local infrastructure projects, fight the opioid crisis while providing emergency funding for towns affected by the tornados […]

Representative Haggerty to Host Senior Charlie Card Event

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 and the Woburn Council on Aging in sponsoring a “Senior Charlie Card” registration event at the Woburn Senior Center. The event will provide local seniors […]

April – July Legislative Update

I hope this legislative update finds you well. I would like to take a few minutes to apprise you all on the efforts I have made as your State Representative these last several months. It continues to be an honor to serve the 30th Middlesex District and I look forward to updating you as the […]

House Unanimously Passes $1.3 Billion for Community Climate Resiliency Projects

Significant investments in local microgrid, electric vehicle, energy storage projects BOSTON – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) and Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) worked with their colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to vote 158 to 0 to pass legislation investing $1.3 billion to help cities and towns across Massachusetts […]

Woburn delegation secures funding to support education, community services and programs in FY20 budget

Budget includes funds to support English language tutoring, provide Council on Aging transportation, and fight food insecurity BOSTON – Senator Cindy Friedman (D-Arlington), Representative Rich Haggerty (D-Woburn), and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington) recently joined their colleagues in passing a Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) conference committee budget, making substantial investments in education, health care, mental health […]

Representative Haggerty Accepting Applications for 2019 Fall State House Internships

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty is searching for motivated, civic-minded individuals interested in a Fall 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 rewarding opportunity […]

Legislature Passes Local Infrastructure Funding Bill Bill includes funds to support municipal road repairs in Woburn

Bill includes funds to support municipal road repairs in Woburn BOSTON – Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington), Representative Rich Haggerty (D-Woburn), and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington) recently joined their colleagues in passing the so-called “Chapter 90” bond bill to fund local road and bridge repairs, and to continue the legislature’s ongoing commitment to invest in […]

Reading Legislators Lewis, Jones & Haggerty Support Passage of Local Road Repair Funding Bill

BOSTON – In May, both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and the State Senate passed a bond bill to fund local road and bridge repairs (funding often referred to as “Chapter 90” funds), and to continue the legislature’s ongoing commitment to invest in our local communities. Senator Jason Lewis, Representative Brad Jones and Representative Rich […]