Entries by Rich Haggerty

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 […]

MA HOUSE PASSES VETERANS’ PROTECTION BILL TO INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR MANAGEMENT OF VETERANS’ HOMES

BOSTON – In an effort to ensure greater accountability on behalf of our veterans and their families, State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) and his colleagues in Massachusetts House of Representatives recently passed legislation that makes key reforms to the governance structure of the veterans’ homes, ensures that both homes are federally licensed as health […]

Reading awarded $8,230 in state fire safety grants

BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) joined with the Baker-Polito Administration this week to announce the Reading Fire Department has been awarded $8,230 in state grants to provide fire safety outreach to local students and older residents. Reading will receive $5,175 as part of the Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) program, which […]

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 […]

Haggerty Announces February Community Office Hours

BOSTON– State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has announced upcoming in-person community office hours to be held for February. The event will be held at Dunkin’ Donuts, 880 Main Street in Woburn on Friday, February 18th from 11:00am to noon. This forum will allow members of the community to speak with the Representative directly, where […]