Entries by Rich Haggerty

Rep. Haggerty Announces Upcoming Virtual Office Hours

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has announced upcoming virtual office hours to be held next Friday. 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 Joins House in Passage of AAPI Community Support Resolution

SUPPORTING ASIAN AND ASIAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITIES IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS WHEREAS, 23 MILLION ASIAN AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS ACCOUNT FOR 7 PERCENT OF THE POPULATION IN THE UNITED STATES AND 7.5 PERCENT OF THE POPULATION IN MASSACHUSETTS, OVER 2 MILLION ASIAN AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS NATIONALLY CONTINUE TO WORK ON THE FRONT LINES OF THE […]

Landmark Climate Legislation Supported by Haggerty into Law

BOSTON  – Representative Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn) joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature to pass nation-leading climate legislation, known as the Next Generation Climate Roadmap bill, which overhauls the state’s climate laws, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, advances the clean energy industry, and prioritizes and protects environmental justice communities. “I was very proud to again support […]

Woburn Delegation Joins Colleagues in Extending Vote-By-Mail Through June

BOSTON – On Thursday, March 11, Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington), Representative Rich Haggerty (D-Woburn), and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington), joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature to pass legislation to extend mail-in voting and early voting options for elections held through the end of June 2021. The vote-by-mail provision was previously set to expire […]

Haggerty Statement on MA Vaccine Rollout

I have received many calls, emails, texts and messages from people who are frustrated, distressed, anxious – and yes angry – about the vaccine rollout in Massachusetts. I want you all to know I share many of those feelings and continue to advocate through the legislative process for steps to be taken to improve the […]

Rep. Haggerty Announces March Virtual Office Hours

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 to speak […]

Reading awarded $7,961 in state fire safety grants

BOSTON – State Representative Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn), House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading), and State Senator Jason Lewis (D-Winchester) recently joined with the Baker-Polito Administration to announce the Reading Fire Department has been awarded $7,961 in state fire safety grants. A total of $1.9 million in grants are being distributed by the […]

Rep. Haggerty Announces February Virtual Office Hours

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 […]

Sweeping Economic Development Bill Authorizing $627 Million for COVID-19 Recovery Signed into Law

BOSTON – On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) and Representative Rich Haggerty (D-Woburn), joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature in passing $627 million in funding for a sweeping economic recovery and development bill which will provide much-needed support to businesses, investments in infrastructure, and creation of new jobs in the […]