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Friday July 23 Legislative & COVID-19 Updates

Dear all, I write to you this evening with recent legislative news as well as relevant COVID-19 updates and resources. This Monday at 11AM I will be leading a Joint Committee on Public Health and Joint Committee on COVID-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management joint public oversight hearing on vaccinating children under…

Friday July 16 Legislative and COVID-19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with recent legislative news as well as relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.    This week, the Joint Committee on Public Health, of which I am the House Chair, held a hearing on bills before the committee related to vaccines, including bills…

Friday July 9 COVID-19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.   State Updates   Mass VaxMillions Giveaway Registration Now Open Residents of Massachusetts who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can now register at https://vaxmillionsgiveaway.com/ for one of five $1 million cash prizes or, for those…

Thursday July 1 COVID-19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources. This is the last daily COVID-19 newsletter coming from my office. Starting next Friday, you can expect to receive a newsletter at the end of each week. Now that the State of Emergency has ended,…

Wednesday June 30 COVID-19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.   Cambridge Updates   Help Available for Residents Facing Utility Shut Offs The state’s COVID-19 utility bill moratorium ends tomorrow, July 1. Visit https://camb.ma/2UgeQrP to learn about resources available to help Cambridge residents prevent utility…

Tuesday June 29 COVID- 19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.    State Updates   Baker Administration Announces VaxMillion Details The Baker-Polito Administration announced details today for the Mass VaxMillions Giveaway. Beginning Thursday, July 1, eligible residents will be able to enter the giveaway at VaxMillionsGiveaway.com. …

Monday June 28 COVID-19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.    State Updates   DTA Will Issue Extra Emergency SNAP Payment The state’s Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) has received approval from the US Department of Agriculture to issue another extra emergency food assistance (SNAP)…

Friday June 25 COVID-19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.    State Updates   WBUR Investigates the “Pandemic Generation” Noting that the pandemic has exacerbated mental health issues for those already struggling and brought up new emotions for others, WBUR aired a series this week…

Thursday June 24 COVID-19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.    State Updates   Survey Finds Pandemic-EBT Helps, But Food Insecurity Persists A new MassINC survey of over 10,000 households with K-12 students in public schools across the Commonwealth found that nearly half (47%) faced…

Wednesday June 23 COVID-19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.    State Updates   New Online Tool Shows Distribution of Federal Aid to MA Cities & Towns The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that it has published a new, interactive online tool that shows a breakdown…

Tuesday June 22 COVID- 19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.    Last week, the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery heard An Act to create a thriving public health response for adolescents, a bill I filed to comprehensively address the mounting children’s…

Monday June 21 COVID-19 Updates

Dear all,   I write to you this evening with relevant COVID-19 updates and resources.   State Updates   Open Enrollment Extended for Health Connector State officials are encouraging residents to sign up for the Massachusetts Health Connector as open enrollment has been extended through Friday, July 23, 2021. You…

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