Entries by Rich Haggerty

Haggerty Secures $200k for Remote Learning

(BOSTON) – The City of Woburn is set to receive additional resources for distance learning and telework expenses as part of the $1.1 billion supplemental budget bill passed by the state legislature in response to the coronavirus pandemic. As part of H4808 – An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2020 to authorize certain […]

Rep. Haggerty Announces Last Virtual Office Hours of 2020

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has announced upcoming virtual office hours to be held next Thursday. The forum will be held via the Zoom video conference app, with the abilities to dial-in via the app and through phone. The virtual format of the community office hours will allow members of the community […]

Haggerty Helps Pass Balanced House Budget with Targeted Investments in Housing, Economic Development and Food Security

BOSTON – Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) along with his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget, which invests in programs and services across the Commonwealth. Funded at $46 billion, the House budget aims to address the sweeping effects of the global pandemic by making targeted investments in […]

Haggerty and House Colleagues Pass Balanced Budget with Targeted Investments in Housing, Economic Development and Food Security

Prioritizes relief to vulnerable populations, provisions to boost economic recovery and support for students BOSTON – Representative Richard M. Haggerty along with his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget, which invests in programs and services across the Commonwealth. Funded at $46 billion, the House budget aims to […]

Woburn State House Delegation Unveils “Angelo Piazza Bridge”

For Immediate Release November 18th, 2020 Contacts: Anthony Langone: Anthony.Langone@mahouse.gov, (617) 722-2090 (Rep. Haggerty) Mason Heilman: Mason.Heilman@mahouse.gov, (617) 722-2210 (Rep. Ciccolo) Woburn State House Delegation Unveils “Angelo Piazza Bridge” Woburn – Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), Representative Michelle L. Ciccolo (D-Lexington), and Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) are proud to announce that on November 12th, […]

Haggerty Supports Legislature’s Passage of Legislation Extending Unemployment Benefits to Low-Income Recipients

(BOSTON) – Representative Richard Haggerty along with his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature on Monday, October 26 passed An Act relative to additional unemployment benefits for the neediest recipients currently excluded from the Lost Wages Assistance program, which would enhance unemployment benefits for 17,000 people in Massachusetts by as much as $1,800 each. “It’s never […]

Jones & Haggerty Support Extension of Unemployment Benefits to Low-Income Recipients

(BOSTON) – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) and Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) along with their colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature on Monday, October 26 passed An Act relative to additional unemployment benefits for the neediest recipients currently excluded from the Lost Wages Assistance program, which would enhance unemployment benefits for […]

Reading awarded $1,250 state recycling grant

BOSTON – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading), State Representative Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn) and State Senator Jason Lewis (D-Winchester) joined with the Baker-Polito Administration today to announce the Town of Reading has been awarded a $1,250 recycling grant under the state’s Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP). The grants, which are awarded by […]

Haggerty and Day secure $15,000 in funding for Local Food Pantry

BOSTON – State Representatives Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn) and Michael S. Day (D-Stoneham) have successfully secured $15,000 in state funding for the Council for Social Concern’s Food Pantry to help address food insecurity issues due to the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. “Food insecurity continues to be a very difficult issue affecting our community, it is my […]

Thank You to Those That Make our Elections Possible

I wanted to take a moment to thank the hardworking people who make sure our elections run smoothly. Our local clerks, clerk’s office employees, poll workers, police details, postal workers, and municipal leaders play a critical role in protecting every person’s right to vote. I am personally grateful for each of their roles in safeguarding […]