Senator Moore welcomed Hava Kantrowitz of Worcester to the State House as part of the 2017 summer internship program. Hava is interning within Senator Moore’s State House Office four days each week throughout the summer.
In an effort to promote manufacturing and job growth in Massachusetts, Senator Moore has announced the launch of a website containing useful resources for residents who own or operate manufacturing businesses within the state.
Senator Moore announced that the Senate recently passed legislation to help ensure that pregnant workers are protected from discrimination in the workplace. The bill advanced from the Senate with unanimous, bipartisan support.
The Senate voted to approve a final $40.202B billion budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The budget makes reductions in spending from the originally proposed Senate budget due to revised revenue forecasts, but maintains a strong commitment to Chapter 70 education funding and preserving local aid to cities and towns.
Lisa Nelson of Grafton was selected by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women as a 2017 Unsung Heroine. Senator Moore nominated Lisa for her outreach and advocacy efforts on behalf of individuals living with Dyslexia. Her name was recognized with other Unsung Heroines from across the Commonwealth during a recent ceremony held at the State House in Boston.
Legislation filed by Senator Moore recently advanced from the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security. The bill, which would establish basic protections for small businesses that are targeted by exploitative lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), received unanimous support from Committee members and has moved through to the next step in the legislative process.
Senator Moore recently attended the Shrewsbury School Committee meeting to present Jared Sarnie with the $500 scholarship named in memory of longtime Millbury-Sutton Chronicle columnist Tom Reilly who passed away earlier this year. Senator Moore sponsored the scholarship opportunity for graduating high school seniors who reside in the Second Worcester District.
Senator Moore welcomed Liam Monahan of Shrewsbury to the State House for the beginning of the 2017 summer internship program. Liam is interning within Senator Moore’s State House Office several days each week throughout the summer.