Eldridge Joins Senate Colleagues In Voting To Ban Child Marriage

Boston (MA) – State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) joined his colleagues today in the Massachusetts Senate to pass S. 2294, An Act to end child marriage in Massachusetts. This bill will ensure that a marriage cannot be issued until both parties are verified to be over 18. “I believe it is time we step up Read more about Eldridge Joins Senate Colleagues In Voting To Ban Child Marriage[…]

Final state budget deal includes Eldridge amendments combatting housing and food insecurity, boosting environment protection, and investing in district projects

Eldridge’s local earmarks will help veterans, combat food insecurity, increase transportation options, and improve recreational facilities for people with disabilities Boston (MA) – The Massachusetts State Senate and House reached an agreement on the FY20 budget this weekend that includes amendments secured by State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) during the Senate’s budget debate to address Read more about Final state budget deal includes Eldridge amendments combatting housing and food insecurity, boosting environment protection, and investing in district projects[…]

Massachusetts legislators ask Baker-Polito administration to invest in commuter parking

Representative Carolyn Dykema and I, along with 20 of our colleagues, sent a letter to Michael Kennealy, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, to highlight how lack of parking options for commuters is forcing our residents to find alternatives to public transportation. We’ve all heard from constituents who say that parking lots are full at Read more about Massachusetts legislators ask Baker-Polito administration to invest in commuter parking[…]

Eldridge secures amendments to combat housing and food insecurity, boost suicide prevention, and invest in district projects

Eldridge’s local earmarks will help veterans, combat food insecurity, increase transportation options, and improve recreational facilities for people with disabilities Boston (MA) – State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) secured amendments in the Massachusetts Senate’s FY20 state budget to address poverty reduction, housing and food insecurity, and make targeted investments in the Middlesex and Worcester District. Read more about Eldridge secures amendments to combat housing and food insecurity, boost suicide prevention, and invest in district projects[…]

Senator Eldridge files local budget amendments to help veterans, combat food insecurity, increase transportation options, and improve recreational facilities for people with disabilities in the Middlesex and Worcester district

Boston (MA) – State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) has filed earmark amendments to the Massachusetts Senate Ways and Means Committee’s FY20 budget proposal that would make targeted investments in the Middlesex and Worcester District. Eldridge’s amendments would make the War Memorial Building in the Town of Shirley ADA compliant, improve facilities at Miracle Field in Read more about Senator Eldridge files local budget amendments to help veterans, combat food insecurity, increase transportation options, and improve recreational facilities for people with disabilities in the Middlesex and Worcester district[…]

Eldridge backs budget amendments to raise an estimated $600 million in progressive revenue

Boston (MA) – State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) has filed amendments to the Massachusetts Senate Ways and Means Committee FY20 budget proposal that would raise an estimated $165 million in new revenue for the Commonwealth. He has also co-sponsored proposals that would raise an estimated $430 million in revenue annually. “At a time when Massachusetts Read more about Eldridge backs budget amendments to raise an estimated $600 million in progressive revenue[…]

Acton’s Kelley’s Corner Improvement Project Moves Forward

MassDOT Commits to Funding the Completion of the Design for Acton’s Kelley’s Corner Improvement Project ACTON (MA) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has committed to funding the remaining design costs for the project. The Town of Acton funded the cost of the design through the 25% phase. On April 1, Acton Town Meeting Read more about Acton’s Kelley’s Corner Improvement Project Moves Forward[…]

SENATOR ELDRIDGE VOTES FOR BILLS ON NON-BINARY GENDER LICENSE OPTION, CYCLIST SAFETY; OVERRIDES WELFARE CAP VETO

BOSTON —State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate last week to pass legislation allowing for a non-binary option for gender on drivers’ licenses and birth certificates, new requirements for cyclists and motorists that promote safety for everybody who uses the road, and a final effort to lift the so-called ‘Cap Read more about SENATOR ELDRIDGE VOTES FOR BILLS ON NON-BINARY GENDER LICENSE OPTION, CYCLIST SAFETY; OVERRIDES WELFARE CAP VETO[…]

Senator Eldridge Announces 39th Annual Senior Conference at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough

Annual Senior Conference to feature free breakfast and lunch, a variety of services, workshops, and entertainment MARLBOROUGH—State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) today announced details for the 39th annual Senior Conference at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Thursday, April 18th. The Senior Conference will feature a variety of services, workshops, food, and entertainment free for Read more about Senator Eldridge Announces 39th Annual Senior Conference at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough[…]

Senator Eldridge Votes To Boost Effective Welfare Policies

Senate bill eliminates the ‘Cap on Kids’ and includes $30M for the Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program (Boston, MA) – State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) last week voted to pass a supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2019 of $143.9 million in spending to help low-income working families who are struggling from federal cuts to Read more about Senator Eldridge Votes To Boost Effective Welfare Policies[…]