Entries by Jason Lewis

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Major Climate And Clean Energy Bill

(BOSTON) The Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate recently passed a sweeping climate and clean energy bill, which was signed into law by Governor Baker on August 11, 2022. Known as An Act driving clean energy and offshore wind, this legislation bolsters green transportation, green buildings, and clean power production, including offshore wind and solar, […]

Senator Lewis Secures $200,000 in State Funding for Triangle, Inc

State Senator Jason Lewis led the effort to secure $200,000 in funding for Triangle’s School to Career Program as part of the Fiscal Year 2023 state budget. This funding will support efforts that connect special education students with disabilities to services designed to enhance their job and career opportunities and enrich their local communities. Triangle, […]

Senator Lewis Applauds Passage of Bills to Advance Animal Welfare

State Senator Jason Lewis joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts State Senate to pass several bills that promote and advance animal welfare in the Commonwealth. Senator Lewis has long been a champion for preventing animal cruelty, including the successful passage of protections for farm animals against cruel confinement systems. The first bill passed by the […]

Senator Lewis and Representative Donato Secure $60,000 in State Funding for Sustainable Fells Campaign   

BOSTON— State Senator Jason Lewis, State Representative Paul Donato, and members of the state legislature’s Middlesex Fells Caucus successfully advocated for a $60,000 earmark for the Friends of the Fells as part of the Fiscal Year 2023 state budget. This funding will support increased safety and responsible stewardship of the Middlesex Fells Reservation. Senator Lewis […]

Senator Lewis Applauds Unanimous Passage of Legislation Expanding Protections for Reproductive Healthcare in Massachusetts  

(BOSTON – 07/13/2022) State Senator Jason Lewis joined his Senate colleagues in unanimously passing a bipartisan bill to protect healthcare providers, residents, and visitors to the Commonwealth who engage in legally-protected reproductive and gender-affirming healthcare, including access to abortion. An Act expanding protections for reproductive and gender-affirming care includes provisions preventing the Commonwealth’s cooperation with […]

Senator Lewis Leads Effort in State Senate to Pass Transformational Bill to Expand Access to High-Quality, Affordable Early Education and Child Care

State Senator Jason Lewis, the Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Education, led his colleagues in the Massachusetts State Senate to unanimously pass S.2973 An Act to expand access to high-quality, affordable early education and care. This bipartisan legislation will transform early education and child care in the Commonwealth by making it more accessible […]

Senator Lewis Supports Passage of Government Bond Bill to Fund Numerous Projects

(BOSTON) Earlier this month Senator Jason Lewis joined his Massachusetts State Senate colleagues to unanimously pass a $5.1 billion general government bond bill to fund construction projects related to health care, public higher education, state information technology, workforce development, the environment, affordable housing, and more. “I’m pleased that passage of this important legislation will provide […]

Senator Lewis Supports Passage of Legislation Authorizing Funding for Local Transportation Improvements

(BOSTON) Earlier this month State Senator Jason Lewis joined his Senate colleagues to unanimously pass a bill that would approve the authorization of $350 million towards transportation needs in the Commonwealth, including $200 million for the Chapter 90 program, which provides cities and towns with funding for local transportation-related projects, including road and bridge repairs. […]