February Gun Violence Working Group

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On Monday night, Representative Mirra hosted his monthly Gun Violence Working Group meeting at the Haverhill Innovation Hub. On the agenda: gun violence research conducted at Boston University by Dr. Mike Siegel. Dr. Siegel discussed the factors that seem to contribute the most to reducing gun violence, such as universal background checks, and some of […]

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Rep. Mirra Announces 2019-2020 Committee Assignments

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Beverly Stables, 617-722-2803 BOSTON – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) has appointed State Representative Lenny Mirra (R-West Newbury) to three key legislative committees for the 2019-2020 session. Mirra has been named as the Ranking Minority Member for both the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses […]

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Winter Storm Watch

Storm Updates, Uncategorized

Situation The National Weather Service is forecasting precipitation to move into the state tomorrow (Tuesday) around 12 PM and overspread the whole state by early evening.  The northwest may see all snow with accumulations up to 10” (worst case scenario).  Central, eastern and northeastern Massachusetts may start with snow and then see a transition to […]

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MassDOT RMV Driver’s Manual Now Available in Spanish

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The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) has announced that the newly updated Massachusetts Driver’s Manual is now available in Spanish.  The manual can now be downloaded in English or Spanish for free on the Registry’s website. The manual includes information on obtaining and keeping a driver’s license, special driving conditions, driving safety and the […]

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January Office Hours


Representative Mirra invites you to attend his monthly office hours on January 22nd from 9:30am-10:30am at Groveland Town Hall, and from 11:00am-12:00pm at the Georgetown Council on Aging. Bring any questions, comments, or concerns you may have, or just stop by to say hello! As always, if these times do not work for you, please […]

January 22, 2019

Winter Storm Warning


Storm Updates

MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT January 17, 2019 Situation Below and attached is this morning’s forecast from the National Weather Service for two storms that will impact the state over the next three days. The first storm is forecast to impact the state tomorrow (Friday); The second, larger storm, is forecast for Saturday […]

January 17, 2019

New Legislation


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The 191st Legislative Session of the Massachusetts State Legislature has officially begun! Friday, January 18th was the last day to file legislation, and Representative Mirra has introduced several new bills. Read below to learn more about them. Sponsored bills: HD949 – An Act to permit the wholesale importation of prescription drugs into the commonwealth Requires […]

January 16, 2019

Spofford Pond Elementary School Band Performance


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Representative Mirra, Representative Tram Nguyen, and Senator Bruce Tarr welcomed the Spofford Pond Elementary School Band today at the State House. The students took a tour, led by Representative Mirra, around the State House to see the chambers of both the House and Senate. The group of incredibly talented musicians performed a variety of songs […]

January 16, 2019

Gas Workers Reach Deal with National Grid


District Issues, Uncategorized

National Grid reached an agreement with gas workers this week, effectively ending the lockout that lasted for several months and left over 1,000 workers without health insurance. Gas workers will finally return to work this month after successfully negotiating their contracts with National Grid. To read the full article from the Boston Globe covering this […]

January 8, 2019

Eagle Tribune Article on Gun Violence Working Group


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Check out this great article in the Eagle Tribune covering the most recent Gun Violence Working Group meeting last week in Haverhill. Thanks again to Representatives Andy Vargas and Joe McKenna, members of GOAL and Moms Demand Action, and the wonderful students from both Pentucket and Masconomet High Schools for engaging in a productive discussion […]

December 19, 2018

Smart Growth Development Groundbreaking


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Representative Mirra joined Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary Jay Ash, Senator-elect Diana DiZoglio, Newburyport Mayor Donna Holaday, Representative Jim Kelcourse, and several other elected official at a smart growth development groundbreaking this past Monday. MINCO Corporation will be building a Smart Growth Overlay District near the MBTA rail station and Route 1 traffic circle in […]

December 19, 2018

Gun Violence Working Group


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Last Friday, Representative Mirra held his monthly Gun Violence Working Group roundtable, with a much bigger crowd than expected. Those in attendance included a wonderful group of students from Pentucket and Masconomet High Schools. The students from PHS have organized a group devoted to this issue and they conducted a survey that revealed some important […]

December 17, 2018