Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard Davey was in Wakefield on Tuesday to make the case for Governor Patrick's transportation proposals.
The state must fund its transportation priorities to ensure economic growth and quality of life in the coming years, local business owners and others were told at a Tuesday morning small business forum in Wakefield. State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey was at the event, organized by State Senator Katherine Clark and the Wakefield Chamber of Commerce, to make the case for some of the priorities that Governor Deval Patrick laid out in his budget earlier this winter. "Some have called our plan ambitious... it's actually a bit sad that what we are mostly talking about is investing in our current system," Davey told the audience, going on to say that while "it's never a good time to raise taxes," it's also never a good time to be stuck …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
State Senator Tom McGee honored for work in supporting after-school programs for low-income children.
Sunday, February 10
The Afterschool Alliance today honored Thomas McGee, Massachusetts State Senator, for his support for afterschool programs. McGee was named a State Afterschool Champion at the “Breakfast of Champions,” a gala event in Washington, D.C. featuring Members of Congress and national afterschool champions. McGee has been a leader in ensuring access to afterschool programs for low-income children. He was one of 18 state champions from around the country honored at the Breakfast for supporting and working on behalf of afterschool programs and the children and families who benefit from quality programs. The Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership nominated him for the honor. As Chair of the Massachusetts Special Commission on Afterschool and Out of…
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Hearing on Wednesday at Lynn City Hall focuses on the future of the state's transportation system.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
The following is an announcement from the office of Lynnfield's new state senator, Thomas McGee: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that a Transportation Vision Hearing will be held in the City Council Chambers of Lynn City Hall, 3 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901 at 6:00pm on Wednesday, December 3, 2012 relative to the future of the transportation system in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation continues in its series of statewide public meetings, to engage with residents, community leaders and business owners to discuss the future of transportation in the Commonwealth. Legislation passed in August requires the Department to host at least six public meetings in advance…