State Rep. Ken Gordon, D–Bedford, and his colleagues in the state House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) budget on Thursday, March 29.

The $47.7 billion budget includes significant investments in education, supportive services for vulnerable populations, MassHealth, and economic development, in addition to local funding for the towns of Burlington and Bedford.

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The fiscal 2022 state budget proposal that unanimously passed the House of Representatives last week includes substantial support for Communities for Restorative Justice, thanks to an amendment introduced by Bedford State Rep. Ken Gordon. 

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A big project proposed by Burlington Public Schools took one step forward last week.

School Department administrators posted on the school website that they are pleased to announce that the Massachusetts School Building Authority Board (MSBA) voted at the most recent board meeting to invite Burlington Public Schools into its feasibility process to replace the Fox Hill School. School Committee Chair Tom Murphy joined State Representative Ken Gordon and State Senator Cindy Friedman in thanking the MSBA.

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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.

 

 

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.

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