Entries by Rich Haggerty

Rich Haggerty Fundraising Reception at Sogno

Please join Host Committee Joe and Deb Tarby, Larry and Patty Rideout, Peter Lennon, Connie McGilvray, Jim Juliano, Mark Gaffney, Bill Crowley, John and Laurie Douglass, Jennifer Mahon at a Fundraising Reception in honor of State Representative Rich Haggerty 5:30-7:30pm | Wednesday, March 29th Sogno 304 Cambridge Road, Woburn Click Here to Contribute before the […]

Representative Haggerty Announces Committee Assignments for New Legislative Session

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has announced his committee assignments for the current legislative session. The Representative has been confirmed as the Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy during the 193rd General Court, along with serving on the following committees: Joint Committee and House Committee on Ways […]

Representative Haggerty Sworn In for Third Term

BOSTON – Wednesday, January 4, 2023 – This week, State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), was sworn in for a third term as State Representative during a ceremony at the Massachusetts State House. “It continues to be my honor to represent the 30th Middlesex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives,” said Representative Haggerty. “Thank […]

Representative Haggerty, Woburn Delegation Deliver $300,000 for Hurld Wyman Elementary School Park Redevelopment as Part of Economic Development Bill

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Legislature on Thursday, November 3, 2022, passed a wide-ranging $3.76 billion relief package to provide targeted energy assistance, support ongoing transportation needs, and invest in the state’s small businesses, caregivers, health care system, affordable housing, and efforts to fight climate change. Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington), Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington), and […]

Representative Haggerty, Reading Delegation Deliver $175,000 for Town Projects as Part of Economic Development Bill

BOSTON – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading), State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), and State Senator Jason Lewis (D-Winchester) have secured $175,000 in state funding for the Town of Reading to help support a series of local initiatives as part of a comprehensive economic development bill recently finalized by the House […]

Representative Haggerty, Reading Delegation Secure Passage of Green Communities Legislation

BOSTON – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading), Representative Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn), and Senator Jason Lewis (D-Winchester) have successfully secured changes to a 2008 law that will make it easier for the town of Reading and other communities serviced by municipal light plants to participate in the Green Communities program. House Bill […]

Reading Awarded $2.1M State MVP Grant for Flood Reduction, Stormwater Storage at Maillet, Sommes and Morgan Conservation Area

BOSTON – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading), State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), State Senator Jason M. Lewis (D-Winchester), and Reading Town Manager Fidel Maltez joined with the Baker-Polito Administration today to announce the Town of Reading has been awarded a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) grant in the amount of $2,116,578 […]

Representative Haggerty Accepting Applications for Fall 2022 Legislative Internships

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) is searching for motivated, civic-minded individuals interested in a Fall legislative internship. 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 to experience policymaking, politics, and government […]

Representative Haggerty, Massachusetts Legislature Pass Legislation to Foster Greater Equity in Cannabis Industry

State Representative Richard M Haggerty (D-Woburn) recently supported, An Act relative to equity in the cannabis industry, which is legislation that encourages and facilitates participation in the cannabis industry from communities disproportionally harmed by marijuana criminalization by creating a Social Equity Trust Fund. The bill also strengthens the host community agreement process and clarifies procedures […]

Representative Haggerty, Massachusetts House Pass Legislation to Establish An Effective and Equitable Local Public Health System

State Representative Richard M Haggerty (D-Woburn) recently supported legislation designed to strengthen local and regional public health and ensure that every resident has access to foundational public health services, regardless of where they live, through the Department of Public Health’s (DPH) State Action for Public Health Excellence (SAPHE) program established by the legislature in 2020. […]