Entries by Rich Haggerty

Rep. Haggerty Announces Upcoming Community Office Hours

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has announced upcoming virtual office hours to be held for September. 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 […]

Woburn Delegation Calls for Reopening of Mishawum Commuter Rail Station

WOBURN – Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), Representative Michelle L. Ciccolo (D-Lexington), and Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) are making efforts to reinstate Commuter Rail Service at Mishawum Station. Service to the commuter frequented station provides access to the Lowell Line and has remained closed since December 14, 2020. In a recent letter to MBTA […]

Representative Haggerty’s Summer Legislative Update

I hope this Summer legislative update finds you all well and that you are all enjoying the summer so far. I wanted to provide you all with a recap of my actions so far this legislative session.   Fiscal Year 2022 Budget In July I was very proud to support a $48.07 Billion budget for Fiscal […]

Representative Haggerty Accepting Applications for Fall 2021 Legislative Internships

BOSTON – State Representative Richard Haggerty is searching for motivated, civic-minded individuals interested in a Fall legislative internship. 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 through participating in […]

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Bill Authorizing $350 Million in Funding for Transportation Infrastructure

BOSTON – Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature in passing a bill that will invest $350 million in municipal transportation and selected statewide transportation infrastructure projects. The bill, An Act financing improvements to municipal roads and bridges, authorizes $200 million for municipal roads and bridges through the Chapter 90 […]

Haggerty, Woburn Delegation Help Pass Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

BOSTON – On Friday, July 9, 2021, Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington), Representative Rich Haggerty (D-Woburn), and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington) joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts State Legislature in unanimously passing a $48.07 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22). This budget maintains fiscal responsibility while maintaining services, makes targeted investments to address emerging […]

Reading delegation secures $120K for town in FY22 state budget

BOSTON – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading), State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) and Senator Jason Lewis (D-Winchester) have secured $120,000 in funding earmarks for the Town of Reading as part of the state budget process. The funding was included in the $48.1 billion Fiscal Year 2022 state budget that was […]

Woburn State House Delegation Unveils New Boston Street Bridge to be Named “Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge”

Woburn – Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington, and Representative Michelle L. Ciccolo (D-Lexington) are proud to announce that the planned New Boston Street Bridge in Woburn will be designated the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge. The original bridge located on New Boston Street was demolished in 1978 after being declared unsafe […]

Legislature Returns COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave to Governor’s Desk

BOSTON – On Thursday, May 20, 2021, Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington), Representative Rich Haggerty (D-Woburn), Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington), and their colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature gave final legislative approval to a bill to guarantee COVID emergency paid leave to workers, as well as avoid drastic unemployment insurance rate increases paid by employers. The […]