There is a lot of momentum in this legislative session to change our local school aid formula and provide more aid to local schools. The new math will work differently for each of the three communities that I represent – Belmont, Boston and Watertown.
I am increasingly convinced that the state should make a massive investment in upgrading its regional rail network. The decision is not imminent, but I’m interested in starting to get feedback from my constituents.
Local Aid totals for Arlington, Belmont, Boston Cambridge and Watertown.
I’ve heard from many constituents asking questions about the plans for the Storrow Drive Tunnel — the long underpass after the Arlington Street Exit from Storrow eastbound.
Logan is a special case, but we are facing unacceptable congestion across the region and the fundamental problem is single-rider vehicle use. Right now, Uber and Lyft are part of the problem. However, they can be part of the solution.
Senator Jason Lewis, Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Education, will co-host with Senator Brownsberger a listening session to learn more about the needs of schools in Watertown, Belmont and Boston.