Entries by Office of Senator Jason Lewis

Column: Common Sense Solutions to Gun Violence

Recently, the Massachusetts Senate passed thoughtful, comprehensive legislation addressing gun violence that can make a substantive difference for the better in our public health and public safety.  Impressively, a measure of consensus was achieved between gun safety advocates and gun rights activists, with both sides of the issue praising the final legislation. I was proud […]

Senator Jason Lewis Proud to Support Legislation to Protect Safe Access to Women’s Health Clinics

The Massachusetts Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to enhance public safety and remove barriers to access reproductive health care facilities in Massachusetts, Senator Jason Lewis announced.  This urgent legislative action follows the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down buffer zones across the nation, including the existing 35-foot buffer zone that was passed by the […]

Senator Jason Lewis Announces Flood Mitigation Funding for Wakefield

This week, the Massachusetts Senate passed an environmental bond bill; and, Senator Jason Lewis is pleased to announce funding in the legislation directly benefitting the town of Wakefield. Senator Lewis successfully secured in the Senate’s environmental bond bill $1 million for the creation of a flood management feasibility study for the Saugus River in Wakefield. […]

Senator Jason Lewis Announces State Funds for Stone Zoo in Environmental Bill

This week, the Massachusetts Senate passed an environmental bond bill; and, Senator Jason Lewis is pleased to announce a number of provisions in the legislation directly benefitting one of Stoneham’s major institutions and regional attractions. Senator Lewis successfully secured in the Senate’s environmental bond bill $3 million for comprehensive renovations and deferred maintenance projects by […]

Senators Jason Lewis and Pat Jehlen Announce Flood Mitigation Funding for Winchester

This week, the Massachusetts Senate passed an environmental bond bill; and, Senators Jason Lewis and Pat Jehlen are pleased to announce funding in the legislation directly benefiting the town of Winchester. Senators Lewis and Jehlen successfully secured in the Senate’s environmental bond bill $2.5 million for flood mitigation projects in the Aberjona River watershed in […]

Senator Jason Lewis Announces Over $2 Million in Community Beautification Funds for Malden

The Massachusetts Senate passed an environmental bond bill this week; and, Senator Jason Lewis is pleased to announce his successful advocacy for the inclusion of a number of provisions in the legislation directly benefitting the City of Malden. Senator Lewis successfully secured in the Senate’s environmental bond bill: $1,200,000 for improvements and remediation to Pine […]

Senator Jason Lewis Announces Funds for Pine Banks Park in Senate Environmental Bill

This week, the Massachusetts Senate passed an environmental bond bill; and, Senator Jason Lewis is pleased to announce funding in the legislation directly benefitting the City of Melrose. Senator Lewis successfully secured in the Senate’s environmental bond bill $1.2 million for improvements and remediation to Pine Banks Park in Melrose and Malden. “Pine Banks Park […]

Reading Delegation Announces $250,000 in Energy Efficiency Grants for Reading Municipal Light Department

State Senator Jason Lewis and State Representatives Bradley Jones and James Dwyer are pleased to announce that the Reading Municipal Light Department has been awarded $250,000 in grants by the Patrick Administration for energy efficiency programs for customers of municipal light plants (MLPs) to expand cost saving and environmental benefits. The Reading Municipal Light Department […]