Legislature Sends Domestic Violence Bill to Governor


Will close loopholes in current law and create innovative approaches to end the cycle of domestic violence (July 31-State House) – Representative Tom Sannicandro (D-Ashland) joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass domestic violence legislation which creates new criminal offenses and elevated penalties, boosts prevention efforts, seeks to empower […]

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Legislature Sends Gun Safety Bill to Governor


Massachusetts Creates National Public Safety Model (July 31 – State House) – Representative Tom Sannicandro joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass comprehensive gun violence legislation which for the first time provides local authorities, in conjunction with the court system, an avenue to deny a firearm identification (FID) card, […]

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Legislature Sends Economic Development Bill to Governor


Focuses on emerging industries, invests in workforce and regional development (July 31 – State House) – Representative Tom Sannicandro (D-Ashland) joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass a comprehensive economic development and jobs bill that aims to further strengthen Massachusetts’ innovation industries and position the state as a global […]

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LEGISLATURE PASSES ‘REAL LIVES’ BILL FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES


Major victory for Empowering People with Intellectual Disabilities (July 31 — STATEHOUSE) Representative Tom Sannicandro (D-Ashland) joined his colleagues in the Legislature Thursday in announcing the passage of an historic bill for disability rights. The Real Lives Bill enables people with intellectual disabilities to make decisions that are central to […]

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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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House Passes Legislation to Promote Public Safety, Protect Access to Care


Bill addresses Supreme Court decision to strike down buffer zone law (STATEHOUSE-July 24) Representative Tom Sannicandro (D-Ashland) joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass legislation that enhances public safety and protects access to reproductive health care facilities in Massachusetts. The bill does not create a new buffer […]

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LEGISLATORS, MASSCEC ANNOUNCE $45,318 FOR FRAMINGHAM ENERGY EFFICIENCY JOB TRAINING


(July 23–BOSTON) Framingham Representatives Tom Sannicandro (D-Ashland), Chris Walsh (D-Framingham), Senator Karen Spilka (D-Ashland), and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) announced Wednesday a $45,318 grant to boost energy efficiency job training at the Green Jobs Academy at Southern Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) in Framingham.

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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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Sannicandro: Fighting addiction, saving lives


MetroWest Daily News
Sunday, July 13, 2014

We need to continue our efforts to strengthen our communities by caring for individuals and families affected by the drug crisis in Massachusetts.

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