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 […]
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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, […]
EXCERPT: A lot of people suddenly want to know what Democratic Senator Jason Lewis thinks about marijuana. “What I say is that I have had concerns in the past about liberalizing our marijuana policy,” said Lewis, the new chairman and sole member of the state Senate’s Special Committee on Marijuana. “I did oppose decriminalization in […]
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 […]
On Monday, March 30, for the first time since being sworn in as a member of the Massachusetts Senate, Senator Jason Lewis served as chair of a session of the Senate. Senator Lewis was proud to hold the gavel and call the Senate session to order on behalf of the constituents of the 5th Middlesex […]
Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston EXCERPT: Earlier this winter, MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott was on the defensive as she explained the MBTA shut down. FOX25 asked for emails to and from Scott, and to and from another top MBTA employee on that day and the four days leading up to […]
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, […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]