February Gun Violence Working Group


Advocacy, Community Events, Uncategorized

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 […]

February 6, 2019

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 […]

February 4, 2019

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 […]

January 29, 2019

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 […]

January 29, 2019

Important Resources for Federal Employees


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Please find below an update from Georgia D. Katsoulomitis, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) on the federal government shutdown, with a specific focus on low income residents who receive or are applying for food assistance, health care, or cash assistance benefits. As you know, the federal shutdown went into effect on December 21.  The following summarizes […]

January 24, 2019

MEMA Statement on Today’s Storm


Storm Updates, Uncategorized

MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SITUATIONAL AWARENESS STATEMENT Situation The National Weather Service has issued an updated forecast for today’s storm which calls for rain (up to 3” in some areas) and potential for flooding, strong and potentially damaging winds (gusts to 65 MPH in the southeast), and pockets of minor coastal flooding along the south […]

January 24, 2019

MA Health Connector Important Information


Community Resources, Uncategorized

Have you recently lost or are you worried about losing health insurance coverage? The Health Connector could be an option for you. The Health Connector is the state’s health insurance Marketplace, providing individuals and small business with access to long-term or short-term affordable coverage. Individuals who don’t have access to health insurance through a job […]

January 23, 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