Entries by Rich Haggerty

Haggerty, MA House pass FY23 budget, makes targeted investments to support families

BOSTON – State Representative Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn) and State Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington) are pleased to announce that the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) budget. This budget responsibly responds to the needs of residents and makes targeted investments to support families in the Commonwealth. “This budget reflects our values by […]

Haggerty secures $100,000 for Reading in House budget

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) and House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) have secured a total of $100,000 in state funding earmarks for the Town of Reading as part of the Fiscal Year 2023 House budget. Jones and Haggerty jointly co-sponsored three amendments on the town’s behalf, all of […]

House and Senate approve $308,566 in Winter Recovery Assistance Program funding for Reading’s roadways

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading), and Senator Jason M. Lewis (D-Winchester) recently supported a supplemental spending bill that will provide the Town of Reading with $308,566 in additional state-funded road assistance. Reading is slated to receive the money as part of a $100 […]

Haggerty supports $437,463 in Winter Recovery Assistance Program funding for Woburn’s roadways

BOSTON –State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) recently supported a supplemental spending bill that will provide the City of Woburn with $437,463 in additional state-funded road assistance. “I was pleased to support these resources that will help our community repair local roadways from the ravages of winter,” said Representative Haggerty, “I strongly support continuing to […]

House directs $599,388 to Reading for local road and bridge funding

BOSTON – Reading will receive $599,388 in state funding to help maintain local roads and bridges under a proposed $350 million transportation infrastructure bond bill recently approved by House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading), Representative Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn) and their colleagues in the House of Representatives. House Bill 4638, An Act financing […]

Woburn to receive $1.25M for local bridge and road projects

BOSTON – Woburn will receive $1,251,922 in direct state funding to help maintain local roads and bridges under a proposed $350 million transportation infrastructure bond bill recently approved by Representative Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn) and his colleagues in the House of Representatives. House Bill 4638, An Act financing improvements to municipal roads and bridges, was engrossed […]

Representative Haggerty Accepting Applications for Position of Legislative Aide

The Office of State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) is currently accepting applications for the position of Legislative Aide. Representative Haggerty serves as Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Business, serves on the Joint Committee on Financial Services, and the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. The 30th Middlesex […]

Rep. Haggerty Announces March Office Hours

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has announced upcoming community office hours to be held for March. The in-person event will be held at Caffè Nero in Reading (676 Main Street) on Thursday, March 24th at from 11:00am to Noon. This forum will allow members of the community to speak with the Representative directly, […]

HAGGERTY, MA HOUSE PASS LEGISLATION TO BOOST OFFSHORE WIND DEVELOPMENT, REDUCE CARBON EMISSIONS

BOSTON – In an effort to meet the Commonwealth’s climate goals of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) joined his House of Representatives colleagues in passing legislation to further develop the offshore wind industry in Massachusetts. The legislation will also modernize Massachusetts’ electrical grid and energy storage infrastructure, and create […]

Reading Public Schools awarded $200,000 state literacy grant

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) joined with Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Jeffrey Riley to announce the Reading Public Schools have been awarded a $200,000 Accelerating Literacy Learning with High Quality Instructional Materials Grant. Awarded on a competitive basis through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), the grant […]