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State Representative Joan Meschino Files Priority Legislation for 193rd Legislative Session

(BOSTON) – Massachusetts lawmakers kicked off the 193rd Legislative Session with bill filing. As of Friday morning, over 6,000 bills were filed collectively by the 200 lawmakers in the House of Representatives and the Senate. State Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) has filed legislation to advance a range of policy initiatives, including bills to drive the transition to clean energy, to secure sustainable revenue for community media centers and local programming, to bolster permanent supportive housing, and to minimize trauma on children in the foster care system, among others. . . . Read More

January 24th, 2023|Categories: Other Topics|

Representative Joan Meschino Appointed as House Vice-Chair of Metropolitan Beaches Commission

(BOSTON) - This week, the Metropolitan Beaches Commission (MBC) announced the selection of State Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) as a House Vice-Chair for the 2023-2024 legislative session. The Metropolitan Beaches Commission was created in 2006 by the Massachusetts Legislature to provide oversight to the Boston area's 15 public beaches, including those in the town of Hull which are managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). "I am pleased to serve as a Vice-Chair in the House of Representatives for the Metropolitan Beaches Commission,” said State Representative . . . Read More

January 13th, 2023|Categories: Other Topics|

Representative Joan Meschino Offers Remarks to NBC10 Boston Regarding Oversight for DCF Removals

(BOSTON) - State Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) recently offered remarks in an interview to NBC10 Boston’s investigative team regarding her bill that would require a judge to review a child's removal from a home during hours when courthouses are closed. This key oversight would ensure that sound decisions are made by the Massachusetts Department of Children & Families (DCF) at critical moments and that the well-being of each child remains central in these decision-making processes. Representative Meschino sat down with NBC10’s Ryan Kath to discuss the proposed “timely . . . Read More

January 6th, 2023|Categories: Other Topics|

Joan Meschino Sworn In as State Representative for 193rd Legislative Session

(BOSTON) - State Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) was sworn in for the 3rd Plymouth District on Wednesday morning. Meschino was re-elected on November 8, 2022 and will continue to represent Cohasset, Hingham and Hull in the House of Representatives. This will be Representative Meschino’s fourth term as State Representative for the Third Plymouth District. "I am honored to have the opportunity to continue representing the Third Plymouth District on Beacon Hill,” said State Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull). “As State Representative, I will continue to work collaboratively to ensure . . . Read More

January 4th, 2023|Categories: Other Topics|

Representative Joan Meschino Announces Office Hours for January

(BOSTON) - Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) will host three in-person office hours throughout the month of January. Please note the difference in times due to state and federal holidays.  Please contact Rep. Meschino’s Legislative Aide, Christopher Altizer, by email at or by phone at 617-722-2320 in order to schedule a time slot. Monday, January 9 9:00 am - 11:00 am Willcutt Commons 91 Sohier St, Cohasset Monday, January 23 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Hingham Public Library 66 Leavitt Street, Hingham Monday, January 30 10:00 am - . . . Read More

December 22nd, 2022|Categories: Other Topics|

MassDFS Announces FY23 Firefighter Safety Equipment Grants to Fire Departments in 3rd Plymouth District

(BOSTON) - This morning, the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services under the Baker-Polito Administration announced $5 million in grant funding to over 300 municipalities under the Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant Program. Among these municipalities were Cohasset, Hingham, Hull, and Scituate. Towns in the 3rd Plymouth District received the following Safety Equipment funding: Town of Cohasset: $14,000.00 Town of Hingham: $17,408.06 Town of Hull: $17,722.70 Town of Scituate: $18,995.42 “The Safety Equipment funding equips our first responders with critical tools that will best serve citizens in the Third Plymouth . . . Read More

December 9th, 2022|Categories: Other Topics|
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