SENATOR ELDRIDGE ADVOCATES FOR COMMUTER RAIL TRAIN STATION IMPROVEMENTS TO BAKER ADMINISTRATION

Governor’s MBTA improvements should extend to suburban commuters BOSTON– Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) requested capital improvements funding for MBTA commuter rail stations throughout the Middlesex and Worcester district from the Baker administration, addressed to the Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack and MBTA officials. The train stations focused on in the letter are located in Acton, […]

Senator Eldridge Votes to Override Governor’s Vetoes on Education, Housing, Economic Development and Local Aid

BOSTON –Senator Eldridge (D-Acton) voted to take final action on the FY16 budget. These veto overrides will enhance support for Massachusetts residents and municipalities, and ensure that local programs, education funding, and economic development initiatives are well funded by the legislature. “I’m pleased with investments the Senate and House has made in the FY16 budget […]

Senator Eldridge urges State Senate to override Governor Baker’s vetoes

Highlighted cuts speak to Governor’s lack of vision on education, housing, environment, and human services Boston – State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) urged Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst) to vote to override multiple vetoes by Governor Baker that have a direct impact on the quality of life of the people of the district, in an […]

Senator Eldridge, Representative Hogan Announce State Library of Massachusetts Receives $1.2 Million to Fund the Digitization of Legal Documents

Digitization will promote public access to government documents BOSTON- Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow) announced that the State Library of Massachusetts has been awarded a $1.2M grant from capital bond that will continue to fund a valuable digitization project. The purpose of this project is to digitize the most highly used […]

ELDRIDGE, BENSON, ATKINS AMENDMENT FOR 150K FOR THE DISCOVERY MUSEUMS PASSES IN ENACTED BUDGET

Amendment supports educational science programs for people of all ages at the Acton museum BOSTON—Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton), Representative Jennifer Benson (D-Lunenburg), and Representative Cory Atkins (D-Concord) voted for the enactment of the Senate and House version of the budget that includes an amendment that provides $150,000 for development of an educational program for children […]

ELDRIDGE, GREGOIRE SECURE 250K PLAYGROUND RENOVATION PROJECT IN MARLBOROUGH IN ENACTED BUDGET

BOSTON—Senator Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representative Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough) voted for the enactment of the House and Senate budget that included an amendment he filed that provides $250 thousand for park and playground projects in the City of Marlborough. “I am pleased that the House and Senate version of the budget included funding for renovating our […]

ELDRIDGE, ARCIERO AMENDMENT FOR 100K PLAYGROUND RENOVATION IN LITTLETON ENACTED IN BUDGET

BOSTON– State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and State Representative Jim Arciero (D-Westford) voted for the enactment of the House and Senate budget that includes $100,000 for Littleton’s Castle in the Trees playground, an amendment he sponsored to help defray the costs of renovations to this important Littleton recreational facility. “I am pleased that the House […]

Senator Eldridge Announces Free Citizenship Application Assistance in Marlborough on Saturday

Senator Eldridge Announces Free Citizenship Application Assistance in Marlborough on Saturday Boston – On Saturday, July 18th, Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton), along with the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), are pleased to host a free Citizenship Clinic at which lawyers and specially trained volunteers will help qualified immigrants fill out all the paperwork […]

Senator Eldridge Votes to Pass FY16 State Budget

State budget increases funding for education, the environment, housing, and expands the Earned Income Tax Credit for working families BOSTON – State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) voted to pass the state budget on Wednesday, July 8th. The Massachusetts Legislature enacted a $38.145 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) which emphasizes increases to education […]

SENATOR ELDRIDGE CONTRIBUTES SHIRLEY SHAKER VILLAGE PRINT AND BASKET TO SENATE DISPLAY CASE

Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) with the pastel print and handcrafted basket made by the Shirley Shaker Village donated by Shirley Historical Society Museum in the Legislative Document Room at the State House. BOSTON—Senator Eldridge (D-Acton) announced that he has chosen a print and basket to represent the Shirley Shaker Village from the Middlesex & Worcester […]