Honoring Those Who Have Served

The last Monday in May marks Memorial Day, when we remember and honor all those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, as well as the loved ones they left behind. As always, Cape Ann Veterans Services hosted a wonderful Memorial Day ceremony at Gloucester High School, which was followed by a service of rememberance…

New Budget, New Opportunities

I was pleased as the House Vice Chair of the Ways and Means Committee to work along with House Ways and Means Chair Aaron Michlewitz, Speaker Ron Mariano, Speaker Pro Tempore Kate Hogan, and my colleagues in the House of Representatives to finalize the $58 billion Massachusetts state budget for the 2025 fiscal year. At…

Massachusetts House Passes FY25 Budget

Today, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) budget. Funded at $58 billion, $62 million below Governor Maura Healey’s budget proposal, the House’s FY25 budget responds to the needs of residents, provides strong support for the Commonwealth’s cities and towns, and among many critical investments, includes significant funding for education, transportation,…

State Budget Comes to Cape Ann

Last week, the House Committee on Ways and Means, of which I am the vice chair, released its budget proposal for the 2025 fiscal year. This bill is the culmination of a months-long process for the committee, which includes a number of hearings held around the state on the governor’s budget proposal. On March 8th,…