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Thursday, September 25, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz has announced neighborhood office hours for the fall of 2014. Office Hours will be held within each of the 8 neighborhoods of the Second Suffolk District. Senator Chang-Díaz or one of her legislative staff will...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill to strengthen reporting requirements for independent expenditure committees and bring a higher level of transparency to elections in the Commonwealth, Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz (D-Jamaica Plain)...
Thursday, July 17, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate last week unanimously passed a bill providing for the preservation and improvement of land, parks and clean energy in the Commonwealth, including Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz’s amendments for Dorchester, Mattapan, and Jamaica Plain. ...
Friday, June 27, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday passed legislation authorizing up to $999.2 million in long-term borrowing for the improvement of information technology infrastructure and equipment in Massachusetts, Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz announced. The bill also in...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz has announced neighborhood office hours for the late spring/early summer of 2014.
Friday, May 23, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – Last night the Massachusetts Senate passed its final FY2015 budget. Working in partnership with community organizations, neighborhood groups, students, and policy experts, Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz secured multiple amendment victories th...
Monday, May 19, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON— Following the release of the Senate Ways and Means budget this past Wednesday, Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz filed several amendments on Friday to the budget that is set to be debated by the full Senate next week. Informed by feedback from Se...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill to establish a bill of rights for domestic workers, establishing clear labor standards and protections in the workplace, Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz announced. “I am thrilled to see this bill ...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill to protect the public from dangerous natural gas leaks and to better conserve energy resources. The bill establishes natural gas leak classification standards, requiring gas companies to repair t...
Monday, March 24, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The day before the deadline for the Joint Committee on Education to put a bill out on turnaround schools and charter schools, prominent community leaders and elected officials came together to urge legislators and others to support the compromi...

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