Entries by Jason Lewis

With Support from Education Committee Chair Jason Lewis, Senate Passes Genocide Education Bill

The Massachusetts State Senate on Thursday passed An Act concerning genocide education to provide education to middle and high school students on the history of genocide and to promote the teaching of human rights issues. As Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Education, Senator Jason Lewis was a key supporter of the legislation.  The bill requires every middle […]

Sen. Lewis to Host Nov. Office Hours in Reading, Stoneham & Winchester

Senator Jason Lewis is resuming in-person District Office Hours, where any resident is welcome to drop in to speak with him about help they need with state agencies or issues that are important to them. Senator Lewis will also continue to host monthly Virtual Office Hours via the Zoom videoconferencing platform. The dates of Virtual Office Hours and the link to join can be […]

Sen. Lewis Supports Landmark Voting Reform Legislation in Mass. Senate

On October 6, Senator Jason Lewis joined colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate to pass S.2545, An Act fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (the VOTES Act). This comprehensive voting reform bill permanently codifies the popular mail-in and early voting options used in Massachusetts in 2020. The bill would also enact same-day voter registration, increase ballot access for […]

Sen. Lewis Joins Bipartisan Vote to Allow Non-Binary Gender Option on Mass. Drivers’ Licenses, Birth Certificates

Senator Jason Lewis recently joined a bipartisan majority in the Massachusetts Senate to pass An Act relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identification, legislation which would allow a non-binary option other than male or female on birth certificates and drivers license.  “Vital records are the primary documents that serve as guideposts to our lives: they announce […]

Sen. Lewis Joins Bipartisan Vote to Pass the Healthy Youth Act

On September 23, Senator Jason Lewis joined an overwhelming bipartisan majority of state senators to pass the Healthy Youth Act in the Massachusetts Senate.  This bill will ensure that Massachusetts schools electing to provide their students with sex education use age-appropriate and medically accurate curriculum that covers a comprehensive range of topics. The legislation also calls for sex education […]

Sen. Lewis to Resume In-Person Office Hours

Starting this fall, Senator Jason Lewis will resume in-person District Office Hours, where any resident is welcome to drop in to speak with him about help they need with state agencies or issues that are important to them. Senator Lewis will also continue to host monthly Virtual Office Hours via the Zoom videoconferencing platform. The […]

Sen. Lewis Accepting Applications for Autumn 2021 State House Internship

Senator Jason Lewis is seeking civic-minded candidates interested in a fall 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 Chair […]

Sen. Lewis Applauds State Grant for Local Head Start Provider

Senator Jason Lewis and other local state legislators hailed the recent announcement that the Department of Early Education and Care awarded a $2.5 million Head Start State Supplemental Grant to the Head Start and Early Head Start programs run by Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD). The ABCD Head Start and Early Head Start programs […]

Stoneham and Wakefield Legislators Applaud $225,000 State Grant for Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield

Stoneham and Wakefield state legislators Senator Jason Lewis, Representative Michael Day, Representative Kate-Lipper Garabedian and Representative Donald Wong hailed a recent announcement from Massachusetts Commissioner of Early Education and Care Samantha Aigner-Treworgy that the Department of Early Education & Care awarded a FY 2021 Early Education and Out of School Time (EEOST) Capital Fund grant […]