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Saturday, April 30, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON—Legisladores de la Cámara de representantes votaron a favor de incluir $25 millones para el Programa Bridge del Commonwealth Care en su presupuesto final FY12. Mientras que inicialmente el Ways y Means Budget de la Cámara de representant...
Thursday, April 21, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON—“While I am disappointed that critical funds supporting the Commonwealth Care Bridge Program are not included in the House Ways and Means FY12 budget proposal, I’m heartened that the Legislature still has the opportunity to res...
Monday, April 11, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
Boston, MA – On Wednesday, April 13, The Joint Committee on Election Laws will hear Senate Bill 295, An Act repealing the sunset clause for the preparation of certain ballots in the city of Boston. Sponsored by Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz and Repre...
Thursday, March 31, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON—Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz announced today that critical funds for youth violence prevention programs and youth summer jobs were included in the supplemental budget passed this afternoon by the State Senate. The line items (7002-0012, 7027-...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz has announced neighborhood office hours for the spring of 2011. Office Hours will be held within each of the 10 neighborhoods of the Second Suffolk District. Senator Chang-Díaz or one of her legislative staff will be present ...
Friday, March 11, 2011 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON—La presidenta del senado Therese Murray nombro a Sonia Chang-Díaz como vice-presidenta del comité de redistribución de distritos, dirigido por el senador Stanley Rosenberg. Los senadores Barry Finegold, Karen Spilka, James Timilty, y Da...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz (D-Jamaica Plain) announced today that critical funds to continue the Commonwealth Care “Bridge” program were included in the supplemental budget passed today by the State Senate and House. The...
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Includes measures championed by Senator Chang-Díaz for urban communities
Thursday, July 29, 2010 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – With home foreclosures continuing to rise in the Commonwealth in spite of the slowly improving economy, the Senate and House today sent final consumer protection legislation to the Governor that protects both homeowners and tenants from mortgag...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 -- For Immediate Release
Successful Spending Priorities $2.3 million in new funding over the FY10 funding level for the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (line item 7004-9024), which will allow mor...
Senate passes legislation to help small businesses control soaring health care costs
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Tuesday approved legislation to help spur economic growth by providing small businesses the immediate health care cost relief they need to retain and create jobs and start hiring again, Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz announced today. T...

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