Entries by Jason Lewis

Senator Lewis to Host Community Conversation about Housing

BOSTON—State Senator Jason Lewis is pleased to announce that he will be convening a Community Conversation to discuss housing challenges and solutions in Massachusetts. This conversation will provide an opportunity for residents to learn more about the affordable housing crisis facing the Greater Boston region, to discuss solutions that can be pursued at the local […]

Senator Lewis Joins Colleagues in Passing Bipartisan Tax Relief Bill to Help Working Families and Seniors

BOSTON—State Senator Jason Lewis joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature to overwhelmingly enact a bipartisan tax relief package on Thursday, September 28, to help make living in Massachusetts more affordable for working families and seniors and to bolster our state’s economic competitiveness. An Act to improve the Commonwealth’s competitiveness, affordability, and equity phases in […]

Malden Resident Karen Buck Recognized as a 2023 Commonwealth Heroine After Being Nominated by Senator Jason Lewis

BOSTON—Malden resident Karen Buck, who serves as the volunteer president of the non-profit organization Friends of the Malden River, was recently recognized as a 2023 Commonwealth Heroine. She was nominated for this honor by State Senator Jason Lewis. Commonwealth Heroines are recognized each year in a special ceremony at the Massachusetts State House. The initiative […]

Senator Lewis Announces $37,765 MassTrails Grant for the Mystic Highlands Greenway

BOSTON—State Senator Jason Lewis is pleased to announce that the state has awarded a $37,765 MassTrails Grant for the Mystic Highlands Greenway. The grant application was a collaboration between Bike to the Sea, the Office of Senator Lewis, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), and the municipalities of Malden, Melrose, and Stoneham. The funds will […]

Senator Jason Lewis Receives Animal Welfare Award

BOSTON—State Senator Jason Lewis was recognized by numerous animal welfare organizations during “Lobby Day for Animals” at the Massachusetts State House on June 7, 2023. Senator Lewis received this award for his many years of championing animal welfare policies and legislation, especially his leadership in ensuring more humane confinement standards for farm animals. Senator Lewis […]

Senator Jason Lewis Applauds Unanimous Senate Passage of FY24 State Budget

BOSTON—Following a robust debate over three days, the Massachusetts Senate approved a $55.9 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) on Thursday, May 25. As the Commonwealth continues to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Senate’s budget supports the economic health of the state while upholding fiscal discipline and responsibility. The Senate budget delivers […]

Senator Lewis Announces Passage of $388 Million Supplemental State Budget to Address Critical Needs

BOSTON (3/29/2023)—State Senator Jason Lewis joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts State Legislature last week in passing a $388 million supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23). This legislation funds vital programs and services that address food insecurity, housing instability, continued pandemic recovery and economic development, and more.  The bill provides $130 million for SNAP food […]

Summer 2023 Internship with Senator Lewis

State Senator Jason Lewis is seeking candidates for a summer internship with his office. Senator 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 Winchester. Senator Lewis is a member of Senate President Karen Spilka’s leadership team, and serves […]