The Massachusetts House and Senate last month finalized a COVID-19 relief package to assist workers and small businesses as they continue to deal with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The comprehensive legislation includes unemployment insurance rate relief for businesses, tax relief for unemployed workers and businesses that received federal Paycheck Protection Program loans, […]
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Senator Jason Lewis is looking for civic-minded individuals interested in a summer internship in his State House office. State Senator Jason Lewis proudly represents the people of the Fifth Middlesex District of Massachusetts, which includes the cities and towns of Malden, Melrose, Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, and parts of Winchester. He currently serves as the Senate […]
BOSTON—Last week, Senate President Karen Spilka appointed Senator Jason Lewis to several key leadership roles in the Massachusetts Senate, including Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Education, Assistant Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means, and Vice Chair of the new Senate Committee on Reimagining Massachusetts: Post-Pandemic Resiliency. “I’m proud of […]
BOSTON – Today, Senator Jason Lewis and the Common Start Coalition announced the filing of new legislation that would establish a universal system of affordable, high-quality early education and child care for all Massachusetts families, over a 5-year timeline. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted just how essential early education and child care is to working […]
Senator Jason Lewis recently joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House and Senate in voting to pass An Act promoting a resilient health care system that puts patients first. This legislation expands patient access to quality, affordable care in Massachusetts. The bill was signed into law by Governor Baker on January 1, 2021. The bill ensures […]
Earlier this month, Senator Jason Lewis joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House and Senate in voting to authorize $16.5 billion for transportation infrastructure improvements. The bill was signed into law by Governor Baker on January 15, 2021. “Investing in our transportation infrastructure is one of the best ways to help rebuild our economy from […]
Last updated: 2/25/2020 Don’t know where to get started? Small Business Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers, and SCORE counsellors are available to help small businesses with specific questions about their eligibility and the application process. Here you will find contact information for a local small business resource partner. If you have highly specific or technical […]
Last updated: 2/24/2021 Important Tips from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Wear a cloth face mask when you are within six feet of other people Stay six feet away from others when at all possible Wash your hands often Answer any calls with the prefix (833) or (857). The Community Tracing Collaborative may […]
On January 6, 2021, the Massachusetts State Senate and House of Representatives enacted legislation sponsored by Senator Jason Lewis that establishes a special commission to study and redesign the Massachusetts state seal and motto in an effort to make it more inclusive and historically representational. The measure was signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker […]
Prioritizes small business relief, support for workers, and housing development On Wednesday, January 2, 2021, Senator Jason Lewis voted with the Massachusetts Legislature to pass $627 million in funding for a sweeping economic recovery and development bill which will provide much-needed support to businesses, investments in infrastructure, and creation of new jobs in the wake […]