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March Westford Legislative Update


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State Representative Jim Arciero (D-Westford) has had a busy month, here’s a quick recap of some things he did in March. For more updates around his district, head to his Facebook page.

Chinese New Year at Bamboo

Jeff Hung

Arciero stopped by Lan Drive on March 2 with a citation for Bamboo’s Jeff Hung.

Safe Jobs Poster Contest Finalist

handsWestford’s Taylor Sabourin came to the State House on March 12 as a finalist for the 2015 Safe Jobs for Youth Poster Contest. Sabourin was one of 119 entries from teenagers across the state.

St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon

stpatsThe Westford Council of Aging held a St. Patrick’s Day luncheon on March 17. More on the Council on Aging can be found at the Town of Westford website.

All Girl Challenge at Red Hat

all girlsArciero was on hand for the All Girl Challenge at Red Hat on March 21. The All Girl Challenge is a two day event to help inspire young girls to get involved with STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Math).

Roll Call Votes

According to the Journals of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, there were four roll call votes in March as of March 26. Here’s our Arciero voted.

Date Roll Call What Was It About? Result Arciero’s Vote
3/11 #00023 Rep. Lyons (R-Andover) moving to amend H.65 by striking out Section 7 Failed, 8-146 Nay
3/11 #00024 Rep. Lyons and Lombardo (R-Billerica) moving to amend H.65 by striking out Section 31 Failed, 33-121 Nay
3/11 #00025 Rep. Dempsey (D-Haverhill) moving to amend H.65 by changing figures in Section 24 and 30. Passed, 154-0 Yea
3/25 #00026 Rep. Murphy (D-Weymouth) sought to get the sense of the house after Dempsey moved an amendment to H.3189  Passed, 152-0 Yea
3/25 #00027 Rep. Finn (D-West Springfield) on passing H.3187 Passed, 155-0 Yea




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