Kicking off the West Newbury Bicentennial Celebration


Last Saturday Representative Mirra joined the town of West Newbury in their celebration of the town’s 200th birthday. This celebration brings the community together to celebrate their town’s rich history and establishment. To kickoff the celebration, the town was invited to a delicious pancake dinner, followed by a town picture in front of the Grandstand. […]

July 9, 2019

Legislature Advances Fair Share Act


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 […]

June 17, 2019

Combined Sewage Overflows in the Merrimack River


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 […]

May 29, 2019

Lawmakers Revisit Hands-free Bill


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 […]

May 10, 2019

Baker sees anti-gang group’s work


Check out this article from Mike LaBella of the Lawrence-Eagle Tribune: Governor Charlie Baker took a visit to UTEC’s newest location in Haverhill on Monday, May 6th to learn more about the program. UTEC’s mission is to engage the youth of the community and encourage them to achieve success and deter them from gang-related violence […]

May 8, 2019

House Votes to Counteract Changes to Title X


Legislation sets aside $8 million to offset federal funding cuts March 27, 2019 – (BOSTON) – Representative Lenny Mirra joined his colleagues in the House today, passing legislation, which provides $8 million available to women’s reproductive health organizations in Massachusetts to offset the loss of federal funding through the Trump Administration’s changes to the Title […]

March 28, 2019

MassDOT Informational Meetings


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