Entries by Office of Senator Jason Lewis

Column: April Is “Donate Life” Month

Massachusetts enjoys the best medical facilities, the best doctors and nurses, and the best medical educators in the world.  In spite of those tremendous resources, however, there is still urgent need in the area of life-saving organ transplants. More than 120,000 Americans – including more than 3,000 Massachusetts residents – are currently waiting for available […]

Senator Jason Lewis Receives Massachusetts School Library Association Award

Senator Jason Lewis was honored by the Massachusetts School Library Association (MSLA) with the Joan C. Gallagher Legislator Award.  The MSLA noted Senator Lewis’ advocacy for school libraries in his testimony before the Chapter 70 Education Foundation Budget Review Commission.  The MSLA established the Joan C. Gallagher Award in remembrance of their friend and colleague, […]

Column: Public Health Priorities

Former Vice President Hubert Humphrey once said, “The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.” I am […]

Column: Massachusetts, future Sunshine State?

It’s time for Massachusetts to seize the title of “Sunshine State” from Florida. No, we’ll never be able to compete with the citrus kings of the south for year-round beach weather.   And while we’d all welcome more sunlight this time of year, we’re talking about a different kind of sunshine. March 15-21 is Sunshine Week, […]

Senator Jason Lewis to Kick Off “Community Conversations” Discussion Series with Forum on Boston 2024 Olympics Proposal

Keeping up his commitment to engage residents of the 5th Middlesex district in a variety of substantive ways, Senator Jason Lewis is very excited to unveil a new series of issue discussions that will be held in all six communities of the district over the coming year, entitled “Community Conversations.”  These events will feature a […]

Senator Jason Lewis and Rep. Michael Day to Take Part in “Gov On the T” Day at Winchester Center

With both legislators working to ensure that our public transportation systems are fully functional and offer satisfactory service for our region’s commuters, Senator Jason Lewis and Representative Michael Day will take part in the first annual “Gov On the T” Day at the Winchester Center commuter rail stop. The “Gov On the T” Day effort, […]

Senator Jason Lewis Files Legislation to Strengthen Local Economic Development

With bolstering local economic growth being a top priority for the term ahead, Senator Jason Lewis filed important economic development legislation that will facilitate identifying opportunities for growth and development in our communities, enhancing our local economies. An Act to Promote Economic Development would create a program to provide funding or other opportunities, such as […]