Press release round-up: News from the State House

Our state representatives, Carolyn Dykema in the House and Jamie Eldridge in the Senate, have sent out a number of press releases over the past few weeks to update constituents on the goings-on in Boston. Here’s a round-up of their latest announcements.

Senator Eldridge highlights public records reform legislation to bring sunshine back to state government (3/12/2013)
The Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan, non-profit group, has given Massachusetts a failing mark on their Open States: Transparency Report Card, making the Bay State one of the lowest scorers nationwide in legislative transparency. This grade underscores the mission of Sunshine Week (March 10-16) as national and local press organizations seek to shine a light into every corner and crevice of government. (read more)

Rep. Dykema: Nunes Must Address Community Concerns (3/7/2013)
In a letter earlier this week, Representative Carolyn Dykema (D-Holliston) called on developer David Nunes to address significant public concerns about potential impacts of the proposed casino development in Milford. (read more)

Eldridge, Dykema discuss strategies to improve state’s aging water infrastructure at environmental seminar (3/5/2013)
State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and State Representative Carolyn Dykema (D-Holliston) today discussed the critical need for modernization and greater investments in water pipes and treatments systems across the state at the first in a series of environmental seminars for legislators. (read more)

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