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Chartis Langmaid Tebbetts of Cohasset Receives 2023 Commonwealth Heroine Award

(BOSTON) – Mrs. Chartis Langmaid Tebbetts of Cohasset was honored as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women’s (MCSW) 2023 class of Commonwealth Heroines. Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) nominated Mrs. Langmaid Tebbetts for this recognition due to her leadership in community engagement and local government in Cohasset and in the 3rd Plymouth District. Ms. Langmaid Tebbetts was honored with the other Commonwealth Heroines for her outstanding contributions to the Town of Cohasset, and the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women celebrated the twentieth-annual . . . Read More

August 10th, 2023|Categories: Other Topics|

Massachusetts House Passes FY24 Budget, Critical Relief Supplemental Budget, and Chapter 90 Funding Bill for Transportation Infrastructure

(BOSTON) - This week, State Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) joined her colleagues in the Legislature to enact a $56.2 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24), reconciling differences between the versions of the budget passed by the House of Representatives and Senate earlier this year. The FY24 conference committee report provides for historic levels of investment in education, housing, regional transportation, health care, workforce development, and more as part of a broad strategy to grow the Massachusetts economy and make the state more affordable, inclusive, and competitive. “The . . . Read More

August 4th, 2023|Categories: Other Topics|

Representative Joan Meschino Announces Office Hours for August

(BOSTON) - Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) will host four in-person office hours throughout the month of August. Please contact Rep. Meschino’s Legislative Aide, Christopher Altizer, by email at christopher.altizer@mahouse.gov or by phone at 617-722-2092 in order to schedule a time slot with a member of her staff. Monday, August 7 10:00 am - 11:00 am Linden Ponds, for Linden Ponds residents Monday, August 14 9:00 am - 11:00 am Willcutt Commons 91 Sohier St, Cohasset Monday, August 21 10:00 am - 11:00 am Hull Council on Aging 197A . . . Read More

July 28th, 2023|Categories: Other Topics|

Representative Joan Meschino Announces Office Hours for July

(BOSTON) - Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) will host three in-person office hours throughout the month of July. Please note cancellations. Please contact Rep. Meschino’s Legislative Aide, Christopher Altizer, by email at christopher.altizer@mahouse.gov or by phone at 617-722-2092 in order to schedule a time slot with a member of her staff. Monday, July 10 9:00 am - 11:00 am Willcutt Commons 91 Sohier St, Cohasset Monday, July 17 10:00 am - 11:00 am Hull Council on Aging 197A Samoset Avenue, Hull Monday, July 24 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm . . . Read More

June 30th, 2023|Categories: Other Topics|

Youth Voter Engagement Bill Receives Broad Support at Committee Hearing

(BOSTON) – At a hearing held Wednesday, June 21st by the Joint Committee on Election Laws, legislators and advocates testified on behalf of An Act relative to youth voter engagement (H.705/S.431), jointly filed by Representatives Joan Meschino (D-Hull) and Jack Patrick Lewis (D-Framingham) alongside Senator Patrick O’Connor (R-Weymouth). The bipartisan legislation would allow seventeen-year-olds who will be eighteen by the general election to vote in the preceding primary, encouraging young people to develop strong voting habits early. These companion bills are refiles and were supported by dozens of . . . Read More

June 26th, 2023|Categories: Other Topics|

Bill Supporting Parents Running for Office Remains Priority for Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

(BOSTON) - On Wednesday, May 31st, State Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) joined advocates from across the Commonwealth, including representatives of Plymouth County’s regional commission, at the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women’s Lobby Day held at the State House. Among the bills supported by the Commission is H.669, An Act supporting parents running for public office, co-filed by Representative Meschino and Representative Mike Connolly (D-Cambridge). The advocacy day’s events were highlighted by a speech from Governor Maura Healey. The Governor spoke about the significance of her position . . . Read More

June 9th, 2023|Categories: Other Topics|
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