Senator Moore announced that the Massachusetts State Senate passed legislation to protect patients’ access to confidential health care. In an effort to maintain the confidentiality of patients covered as dependents on another person’s insurance policy, the “PATCH Act” requires insurance carriers to issue common summary of payment forms directly to the patient.
Senator Moore and Senator Ryan C. Fattman (R-Webster) filed an amendment that was unanimously adopted by the Senate during a capital bond bill debate that authorizes state funding for the expansion of the Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School.
Senator Michael O. Moore and Representative Paul K. Frost (R-Auburn) announced that seven grants totaling $632,917 have been awarded to help 13 communities including the Town of Auburn. The grants will assist with water conservation, source and demand management, and other water withdrawal planning and mitigation projects across the Commonwealth.
Senator Moore and Representative David K. Muradian, Jr. (R-Grafton) are excited to announce that the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services has awarded grants to the Towns of Upton and Northbridge for the Student Awareness of Fire Education or, "SAFE" program.
Senator Moore welcomed Alecsandra Steele of Grafton to the State House for the beginning of the 2018 internship program. Alecsandra is interning within Senator Moore’s State House Office two days a week during the spring semester.
The Massachusetts Senate passed legislation on Thursday to enhance wildlife protections and to strengthen penalties against poaching in the Commonwealth. The bill, filed by Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury), updates existing anti-poaching laws which have remained widely unchanged since the 1930s.