Legislature Advances Fair Share Act

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June 12, 2019 – (BOSTON) – During a constitutional convention this week, Representative Lenny Mirra and their colleagues of the Massachusetts Legislature voted to amend the Massachusetts Constitution to place an additional 4 percent tax on annual taxable income in excess of $1 million to generate revenues for transportation and educational investments. The revenue generated […]

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Combined Sewage Overflows in the Merrimack River

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Thank you to the Board of Selectmen in both Groveland and Newbury for allowing me to bring attention to the problem of Combined Sewage Overflows in the Merrimack River, as well as all the work myself and other legislators are doing on Beacon Hill to make sure all our residents are safe and healthy. To […]

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Representative Mirra supports hands-free cell phone driving bill to improve road safety

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BOSTON – Saying it will improve safety and reduce fatalities on Massachusetts roadways, State Representative Lenny Mirra, R-West Newbury, joined with his colleagues to support legislation mandating hands-free cell phone use while driving. House Bill 3793 bans the use of a hand-held phone while operating a motor vehicle, and imposes fines ranging from $100 to […]

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Lawmakers Revisit Hands-free Bill

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Check out this article written by Christian Wade from the Eagle Tribune: Lawmakers are deciding restrictions for all drivers in regards to cell phone usage while operating motor vehicles. Representative Mirra added to the conversation in regards to tougher restrictions, saying: “I’m generally not a big fan of government intrusion, but when you drive on […]

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Gun Violence Working Group March Meeting


Representative Mirra will be hosting his monthly Gun Violence Working Group on Monday, March 25th from 6-8pm at Triton Regional High School library. This event is open to the public; please RSVP to Beverly.Stables@MAhouse.gov or calling 617-722-2803.

March 25, 2019

March Office Hours


Representative Mirra invites you to attend his monthly office hours on March 19th: 9:30am-10:30am – Groveland Town Hall 11am-12pm – 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 call 617-722-2803 or email […]

March 19, 2019

MassDOT Informational Meetings


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Beginning in 2019, MassDOT will restart its rehabilitation of the Tobin Bridge and begin rehabilitation of the Chelsea Viaduct which together carry Route 1 through Chelsea, over the Mystic River, and into Boston. MassDOT is undertaking outreach on these projects under a unified approach known as the Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project. Given the regional […]

March 18, 2019

March Office Hours


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Friendly reminder that Representative Mirra will be hosting his monthly office hours tomorrow, Tuesday March 18th: 9:30am-10:30am – Groveland Town Hall 11am-12pm – 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 call […]

March 18, 2019

Elder Services of Merrimack Valley


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There are a great number of resources available to folks on the North Shore, and one of the most helpful and useful is Elder Services of Merrimack Valley. Find below a list of links and information of the services provided by this great organization. Elder Services of Merrimack Valley official website: https://www.esmv.org/ Programs and Services […]

March 11, 2019

GreenWorks Investment Announced


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House Announces $1B GreenWorks Resilient Communities Investment Plan Representative Lenny Mirra joined his colleagues last month to announce a new initiative to invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to help communities across Massachusetts adopt technologies – including clean energy, energy efficiency, and climate change resiliency measures – that cut greenhouse gas emissions, fortify […]

March 6, 2019

Representative Mirra supports $30M in home heating assistance for low-income seniors and working families


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BOSTON – State Representative Lenny Mirra, (R-West Newbury), recently joined with his colleagues to allocate $30 million in funding for home heating assistance for low-income elders and working families. The funding, which will help to offset federal cutbacks in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), was included as part of a $135 million […]

February 27, 2019

Storm Warning Wednesday – Thursday


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DATE: February 27, 2019 TIME: 1:00 PM SUBJECT: Winter Weather Forecast Wednesday –Thursday Situation The National Weather Service is forecasting a plowable snow event beginning late this afternoon and continuing through the early morning hours on Thursday.  While the onset is forecast to begin late this afternoon, there may be impacts to the Thursday morning […]

February 27, 2019

AG Healey Announces Summer Job Postings


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AG HEALEY OPENS GRANT APPLICATION FOR SUMMER JOBS FUNDING Program Funds Summer Jobs for Young People Across the State BOSTON –Attorney General Maura Healey today opened the fifth annual application period for grant funding for summer jobs for youth across Massachusetts. The Healthy Summer Youth Jobs Grant Program will use health-care related settlement funds from […]

February 27, 2019

Legislators Host Local Students at State House


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From Georgetown Wicked Local: On Valentine’s Day, state representatives Tram Nguyen, D-Andover; Christina Minicucci; D-North Andover; Leonard Mirra, R-West Newbury; Frank Moran, D-Lawrence; and David Robertson, D-Tewksbury, and state senators Diana DiZoglio, D-Methuen, and Barry Finegold, D-Andover, along with staff, hosted over 70 students from Andover High School, Brooks School, Lawrence High School, Masconomet Regional […]

February 27, 2019