The Belmont Citizen Herald reports on ongoing efforts by state and federal elected officials to reduce the airplane noise burden on local communities.
Belmont Citizen Herald
Why is the primary vote on a Thursday?
The Belmont Citizen Herald published an article about the rare Thursday primary, authored by Senator Brownsberger
A look at the $17.1 million Trapelo Road Corridor as it nears completion
The Belmont Citizen Herald reports on the completion of the Trapelo Road Project.
Proposed legislation adds visibility to issue of cyclist safety
The Belmont Citizen-Herald reports on Senator Brownsberger’s efforts to pass bike safety legislation. “I have been working on this issue as long as I have been in the Legislature,” said State Sen. Will Brownsberger, D-Belmont, who is sponsoring four of the key bills. “Several currently pending bills have been filed in the past couple of years, but we have reached the point where the issue has the necessary visibility.”
Belmont legislators and stakeholders weigh in on Gov. Baker’s opioid bill
The Belmont Citizen-Herald asked Senator Brownsberger about his stance on “One of the more controversial components of the bill would expand the state’s civil commitment laws by allowing doctors to involuntarily commit drug addicts for up to 72 hours without a court order.” Senator Brownsberger replied, “I am not sure it (the 72-hour hold provision) translates so readily into the opioid context.” And he added, “I am giving it a lot of study over the next few weeks. I am pleased to see the governor has some great people working on this issue.”
State Sen. William Brownsberger receives Beacon of Justice Award
As reported by the Belmont Citizen-Herald, “The Equal Justice Coalition and the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation hosted a reception for members of the 2015-16 legislature at the State House Jan. 12. During the reception, the Equal Justice Coalition honored State Sen. William Brownsberger, D-Belmont, with a Beacon of Justice Award.”