Massachusetts Leaders Unite to Condemn Hatred

In the wake of the violence and tragic deaths of three people in Charlottesville, all of us, now more than ever, must together explicitly denounce hatred, racism, and bigotry in the United States. I proudly cosponsored a joint resolution, which … Continued

Export development committee welcomes Ban Ki-moon to State House

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BOSTON – The eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon visited the State House yesterday to discuss international trade and engagement with the new Joint Committee on Export Development, which aims to develop partnerships between the commonwealth and other nations … Continued

Senate budget includes Community Benefit Districts

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BOSTON – Senators voted to include language establishing Community Benefit Districts (CBDs) in the Senate budget yesterday, potentially creating a new tool for cities and towns in Massachusetts to establish local partnerships to manage and support vibrant, walkable places like … Continued

VIDEO: Lawmakers hear about advantages of more daylight

BOSTON — Many New Englanders celebrate every March when the clocks jump ahead one hour for daylight savings. Not only does it mean leaving work before the sun sets, but there’s an emotional lift that comes from knowing the darkest … Continued

Fighting for fairness

Dear friends, First of all, I’d like to thank you for entrusting me with the responsibility of representing you for a fourth term in the Massachusetts Senate. We made big strides last session, passing a billion-dollar economic development bill, landmark … Continued

Donoghue’s priority bills address opioids, higher ed, and more

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BOSTON – Building on her past efforts to create new economic opportunities, expand access to college, protect students from predatory for-profit schools, and combat the opioid epidemic, Senator Eileen Donoghue announced today her priority bills for the 2017-2018 legislative session. … Continued

Donoghue honored for college savings tax incentive

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BOSTON – At the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts’ annual dinner on December 5 in Boston, more than 400 attendees, including Governor Charlie Baker and 31 college and university presidents, celebrated the passage of legislation creating a … Continued