Representative Brownsberger and I attended an information session at the State House on immigration a couple of weeks ago. Click here to view the informative PowerPoint that was presented by the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), which includes demographics, statistics, and an intro to immigration law.
After the tragic death of a Belmont child, I have received several inquiries about what could be done to prevent such an occurrence in the future.
Blanchard Road residents have ongoing concerns about traffic congestion, truck traffic and speed.
Many have expressed interest and concern about the safe driving bills. Here is a status report.
Will, In yesterday’s Globe, I read that Denise Provost has sponsored a bill to reduce urban speed limits by 5 mph in the state. Here’s the article: http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/somerville/2010/06/by_danielle_dreilingerglobe_co.html In a collision with a pedestrian, a 5 mph reduction in speed makes a huge difference in the probability of injury. There’s a chart that illustrates this […]
What is the status of the health insurance bill? I remain very concerned that this will be done in a way that allows municipalities to make unilateral changes in negotiated labor agreements — I gather that such a power is in fact a provision of the Senate bill, but NOT of the House bill.