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Legislature Sends Campaign Finance Reform Bill to Governor


Establishes Massachusetts as a National Leader in Campaign Finance and Election Reform (July 31 – State House) – Representative Tom Sannicandro (D-Ashland) joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass final legislation that strengthens reporting requirements for independent expenditure committees and brings a higher level of transparency to elections in […]

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Legislature Approves Substance Abuse Recovery Bill


(July 31-State House) – Representative Tom Sannicandro (D-Ashland) joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass final legislation increasing opportunities for long-term substance abuse recovery in the Commonwealth by supporting a continuum of care and removing barriers that stand in the way of effective treatment. “This bill goes a long […]

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Moms for Martha


MARTHA COAKLEY LAUNCHES “MOMS FOR MARTHA”  BOSTON - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - Attorney General Martha Coakley, candidate for governor, today launched a “Moms for Martha” tour, and will spend the next several weeks meeting with mothers across the state about the issues that impact families in Massachusetts. Coakley will kick-off “Moms […]

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College for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Info Night


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Help Keep Tom in the State House – Fundraiser


Click Here for information about Fundraiser for State Representative Tom Sannicandro

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Friday Framingham and Ashland Office Hours


Framingham Office Hours

On Friday, June 13 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at 9 Vernon Street – jointly hosted with Rep. Chris Walsh and Senator Spilka.

Ashland Office Hours

On Friday, June 13 from 11:30AM to 12:30 PM at Bodacious Bagels at 300 Eliot Street.

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Legislature Sends Election Laws Bill to Governor


Legislation authorizes early voting and other election reforms (May 14 — BOSTON) Representative Tom Sannicandro joined his colleagues in the Legislature today to pass a comprehensive election laws bill that will authorize early voting for biennial state elections starting in 2016. With the Governor’s final approval, Massachusetts will become the […]

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SANNICANDRO TO LIVE-TWEET HOUSE BUDGET DEBATE


(APRIL 25 — STATEHOUSE) Representative Tom Sannicandro (D-Ashland) will be live-tweeting the budget debate for the fifth consecutive year during the week of April 28 through his Twitter handle @tsannicandro and with #mabudget. “Live-tweeting allows people to get real time information on what is happening during the budget debate in […]

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House Passes Legislation to Raise Minimum Wage, Enact Reforms to Unemployment Insurance, Enhance Protections for Domestic Workers


(April 3–BOSTON) Representative Tom Sannicandro (D-Ashland) joined his House colleagues this week to pass a bill that reforms the state’s unemployment insurance system (UI) and raises the minimum wage, changes that will make both systems more fair and equitable for all. The legislation addresses minimum wage and UI in tandem. […]

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Rethinking drugs and incarceration


MetroWest Daily News Column By Rep. Tom Sannicandro Feb. 16, 2014 The United States represents 5 percent of the world’s population but has 25 percent of the world’s prison population. Nonviolent drug related crimes account for 50 percent of the US prison population. In Massachusetts and across the country we […]

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