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! This Friday, January 18th is the last day to file legislation, and Representative Mirra has introduced several new bills. Read below to learn more about them. Sponsored bills: HD.844 An Act relative to illegal drug and firearm trafficking HD.936 An Act relative to […]

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

Committee confronts natural gas executives


District Issues, Uncategorized

The Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy committee held a hearing last week with several lawmakers present, including Representative Lenny Mirra. Natural gas executives testified before the committee on the gas explosions which occurred earlier this fall and resulted in at least one death, extensive property damage, and thousands of displaced residents. Read the full article from Shira […]

December 12, 2018