Burlington will receive over $600,000 in local investments as the Massachusetts Legislature recently passed a wide-ranging $3.76 billion relief package to provide targeted energy assistance, support ongoing transportation needs, and invest in the state’s small businesses, caregivers, health care system, affordable housing, and efforts to fight climate change. Read the full article on BCAT.
The Middlesex County Restoration Center, a proposed crisis-diversion facility, is closer to being realized, said members of the commission who have been working since 2018 to develop the innovative mental and behavioral health intervention project. Read the full article in The Sun.
State Representative Ken Gordon has won the primary election, advancing him to the general election in November where he is running unopposed.  Representative Gordon is currently serving his 10th year in the legislature. Read the full article on BCAT.
The most recent Massachusetts legislative session has come to an end and Burlington’s representative in the House is highlighting some of the bills past and other initiatives completed. Read the full article on BCAT.
Rep. Ken Gordon (D-Bedford) and legislators from the House of Representatives unanimously passed an economic development bill that utilizes American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) surplus funds, and bonds to make significant investments across several crucial sectors of the economy, and to give back to low and middle-income residents in Massachusetts by providing one-time rebates and significant tax relief beginning in 2023. Read the full articles on The Bedford Citizen and BCAT.