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Legislature Passes $1.9 Billion Transportation Funding

BOSTON, JUN. 7 - State Representative William J. Driscoll, Jr. joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to approve legislation that includes a $200 million bond authorization for Chapter 90 funding to help municipalities complete road, bridge and infrastructure improvement projects. “Not only will these funds provide critical resources to cities and towns across the Commonwealth and fortify larger regional transportation projects, they will create jobs and spur economic growth,” said House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo (D-Winthrop). “These investments support our vibrant economy by improving our transportation infrastructure.” Funding has also been approved in the Towns

Driscoll Votes to Pass Employee Rights Legislation

BOSTON, JUN. 6 - Representative Bill Driscoll Jr., (D-Milton) along with his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives today passed legislation to protect public sector employees’ rights following the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus v. American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCM) ruling. The bill enables Massachusetts employee organizations to charge non-members the reasonable costs associated with representing them legally through the grievance process. “This legislation – which builds on the House’s long-standing support of labor – sends a clear message that Massachusetts will work to secure protections for the working men and women of the Commonwealth,” sai

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