Entries by Office of Senator Jason Lewis

Senate Passes Bill for Long-Term Substance Abuse Recovery, with Senator Lewis’ Support

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation to increase opportunities for long-term substance abuse recovery in the Commonwealth by supporting a continuum of care and removing barriers that stand in the way of effective treatment, Senator Jason Lewis announced. “Opiate addiction in the Commonwealth has reached crisis level, and we need to take aggressive steps […]

Senator Jason Lewis’ Active Streets and Healthy Communities Initiative Included in Transportation Bill

State Senator Jason Lewis is pleased to announce that the transportation bond bill that Governor Deval Patrick signed into law, which will finance necessary repairs and improvements to the Commonwealth’s transportation infrastructure, included $50 million over five years to create an Active Streets Certification Program, originally proposed in Senator Lewis’ bill, An Act relative to […]