Charles River Basin Connectivity Study

On Tuesday night, I attended a community meeting hosted by DCR and MassDOT to present the Charles River Basin Bike and Pedestrian Connectivity Study. This study was commissioned as part of Governor Patrick’s Accelerated Bridge Program to identify connectivity gaps that place constraints on bike and pedestrian traffic throughout the Charles River Basin and make […]

Transition to Clean Energy

Yesterday Senator Brownsberger testified before the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy in support of H2935 An Act to transition to a clean energy Commonwealth. This bill will hasten the end of the coal industry in Massachusetts. See the Senator’s testimony below and visit Coal Free Mass for more information about the Commonwealth’s transition […]

Timely Adoption of Greenhouse Gas Limits

Yesterday Senator Brownsberger testified before the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy in support of S1565, a bill he introduced to encourage progress towards the 2050 emissions targets laid out in the Global Warming Solutions Act. Here is Senator Brownsberger’s testimony: I am writing in support of S1565, An Act requiring the timely adoption […]

S1565, An Act requiring the timely adoption of greenhouse gas emission limits for the year 2030

Senator Brownsberger submitted the following testimony to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities: TO:                  Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy   FROM:             Senator William N. Brownsberger RE:                   S1565 DATE:              November 12th, 2013  I am writing in support of S1565, An Act requiring the timely adoption of greenhouse gas emission limits […]

S83, an An Act relative to liquor license applicants

Senator Brownsberger submitted the following testimony to the Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure: TO:                  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure FROM:             Senator William N. Brownsberger RE:                   S83 DATE:              November 12th, 2013  I am writing in support of S83, an An Act relative to liquor license applicants. Applicants for an […]

S82, An Act relative to the shipping of alcohol

Senator Brownsberger submitted the following testimony to the Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure TO:                  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure FROM:             Senator William N. Brownsberger RE:                   S82 DATE:              November 12th, 2013 ­I am writing in support of S82, An Act relative to the shipping of alcohol. Massachusetts is one […]