The Senate voted unanimously to ban certain toxic chemical flame retardants from children’s products, including toys and nap mats, as well as in upholstered furniture, window dressings, carpeting, and bedding made or sold in the state.
We are headed into budget season in the legislature – the part of the legislative cycle that is hardest to manage in an orderly and transparent way.
Senate President Karen Spilka has appointed me to serve in a new role: President Pro Tempore of the senate. My role is to help her move the senate’s agenda forward.
Senator William N. Brownsberger is seeking applicants for the position of District Director.
Senator Will Brownsberger has announced that part-time unpaid internships will be available in his State House office to students from the 2nd Suffolk and Middlesex District for the summer of 2019.
The bill would extend unemployment benefits for locked out National Grid workers for up to 26 additional weeks, or until workers are no longer locked out, whichever comes first.