Rep. Gordon, Legislature Pass Compromise Spending Bill for COVID-19 Needs and Recovery $3.28B Package Includes Investments in Bedford and Burlington

The Massachusetts Legislature approved a spending bill on Thursday that leverages American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) surplus funds to facilitate COVID-19 recovery efforts through one-time investments in housing, environment, and climate mitigation, economic development, workforce, health and human services, and education. The bill includes targeted investments introduced by Representative Ken Gordon for Bedford and Burlington:

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Burlington Reps In State House Support Transportation Bill That Brings Over $1 Million To Town

On Thursday, July 15, 2021, Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) and Representative Ken Gordon (D-Bedford) joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature in passing a bill that will invest $350 million in municipal transportation and selected statewide transportation infrastructure projects. The bill, An Act financing improvements to municipal roads and bridges, authorizes $200 million for municipal roads and bridges through the Chapter 90 program and $150 million to support statewide projects to address congestion, support electric vehicle infrastructure, prioritize bus infrastructure, and improve public transit.

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