Mothers Out Front Discussed Climate Legislation with Rep. Ken Gordon

All five constituents at the recent Mass Power Forward Lobby Day meeting with Rep. Ken Gordon were members of the Bedford chapter of Mothers Out Front on March 20.  We each shared our stories about the importance of just and equitable solutions to climate change and then took turns presenting the bills prioritized by Mass Power Forward for this current session.

Read the full article on the Bedford Citizen.



‘I Am Starting To Panic’: Family And Medical Leave Recipients In Mass. Face Delayed Payments, Uncertainty

Filipe Zamborlini and his wife were thrilled about becoming parents, but they weren’t sure exactly how they’d manage child care for their soon-to-arrive daughter.

“My wife and I had some really hard conversations, talking about who would quit their jobs to be able to take care of her,” Zamborlini said.

Read the full article on WGBH.

‘Where’s the communication?’: State, local officials perplexed by vaccine rollout

BURLINGTON, MASS. (WHDH) – Town officials in Burlington saying they are frustrated with the little direction they have been given on how to vaccinate their most at-risk residents.

A clinic was scheduled to be held at a senior center in town on Wednesday with the goal of vaccinating 100 seniors. The problem — as of Tuesday night, the town had not received any doses or any communication.

Read the full article on 7 News Boston.

Gordon and Barrett Highlight Bills that Target Climate, Economic Development, Transportation, and Sexual Assault Prevention

This week, Representative Ken Gordon (D-Bedford) and Senator Mike Barrett (D-Lexington) joined their colleagues in the Legislature in passing multiple pieces of legislation designed to improve the lives of Massachusetts residents, as the 2019-2020 legislative session came to an end. The bills included legislation addressing climate change, economic development, transportation, and preventing sexual violence on college campuses.

Read the full article on the Bedford Citizen.

Rep. Gordon, Legislature Pass FY 2021 Budget Proposals

The Mass. Senate and House have given final approval to the state’s budget for the current fiscal year.

With help from local State Representative Ken Gordon, Bedford’s State Senator Mike Barrett secured funding to mitigate the costs the town incurs for educating children of families living on nearby military bases. More than one-hundred Hanscom Air Force Base students attend high school at local expense.

Read the full article on the Bedford Citizen.