State Senate’s “Commonwealth Conversations” Tour of Central Massachusetts

On Wednesday, February 11th, around a dozen State Senators toured five communities in Central Massachusetts, as part of the “Commonwealth Conversations” called upon by Senate President Stan Rosenberg in his January 7th swearing-in address, and organized by Senator Michael Rodrigues. The tour provided  a great opportunity to hear directly from everyday residents in a county […]

2015-2016 Bill List

Here are my bills for the 2015-2016 legislative session. From income equality to combating climate change, I am proud to be the lead sponsor of 91 bills this session. Members of the public are welcome to contact me at the State House at 617-722-1120 any time with questions, comments and concerns. For a list of […]

Blue Mass Group: Hope for grassroots movements’ impacts on 2015-2016 legislative session

Last week, the 2015-2016 legislative session began, with the swearing-in of the 189th General Court, and Governor Charlie Baker the following day. Media attention was focused on the three primary leaders of elected government: Governor Baker, Senate President Stan Rosenberg, and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo. In their first public remarks for this two-year […]

Blue Mass Group: Update on the “ATMs in Casinos” amendment from the State House

By Jamie Eldridge After being alerted by the Stop Predatory Gambling organization yesterday about an amendment added to H.4110, the Bank Modernization Act ( ) on December 24th, a few legislators including myself attended informal session, to get a clearer idea of what exactly was intended by the House and Senate Ways and Means […]

Senator Eldridge’s remarks in Portuguese and English for the 2014 Brazilian Expo

Bom dia, e muito obrigado pela generosa introducao, Suely. Eu quero parabenizar a Suely e toda a sua equipe por organizarem a quinta exposicao anual brasileira. A Exposicao Brasileira eh um excelente oportunidade para demonstrar a todos aqui em Massachusetts a contribuicao que a comunidade Brasileira tem dado ao nosso estado, a riqueza da cultura […]

Senator Eldridge’s letter to the Health Connector

In light of the difficulties my constituents have had securing health care coverage through the Health Connector, please read my letter to the  Health Connector. This letter points out areas the new website and enrollment process could be improved and describes some of the difficulties my constituents have encountered with the Health Connector. Your feedback […]