Military Bond Bill

The Senate Press Release regarding the Military Bond Bill appears below. I was pleased to support the bill, which passed with only two dissenting votes. Opponents expressed concerns about the overall balance of military vs. peaceful governmental expenditures in the country. This bill authorizes a relatively modest ($177 million) multi-year spending program for economic development […]

Title Clearing Bill

The Senate press Release regarding the Title Clearing Bill appears below — I was pleased to support this bill in the vote today. ===================================== Senate Passes Bill to Protect Homeowners BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation to restore the titles of foreclosed properties after thousands of foreclosure sales in Massachusetts were determined […]

FY15 Major Local Aid Programs

Click here for a spreadsheet showing the increases in all 14 local aid programs from FY14 to the FY15 proposed amounts for the same communities. This spreadsheet, based on data from the Governor’s office in January, reflects the original FY15 Governor’s budget amounts for the Chapter 70 and UGGA programs. It does not reflect the […]

Letter to MBTA GM regarding diesel replacement service along the 73 bus line

In response to several rider complaints, Senator Brownsberger sent a letter to the General Manager of the MBTA Dr. Beverly Scott to get more information about the deterioration of service. January 21, 2014 General Manager Beverly A. Scott Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority 10 Park Plaza, Suite 3910 Boston, MA 02116 Dear Dr. Scott, I am […]