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April 26, 2017

Senator Lesser Meets with East Longmeadow Town Council

EAST LONGMEADOW — Senator Eric P. Lesser attended Tuesday’s East Longmeadow Town Council meeting to update town officials on his work in the State Senate and hear Council members’ concerns and counsel. Their wide-ranging discussion covered transportation funding, local aid, health care costs and property tax burdens. Sen. Lesser also provided an update on the state legislature’s budget process. “These …

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April 19, 2017

SENATOR LESSER STATEMENT ON RATTLESNAKE WORKING GROUP DECISION TO SUSPEND THE PLAN TO BRING RATTLESNAKES TO QUABBIN RESERVOIR

SPRINGFIELD — Following the Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife Board vote to indefinitely suspend a plan to establish a timber rattlesnake colony on Mt. Zion Island in the Quabbin Reservoir, Senator Eric P. Lesser issued the following statement: “I agree with the decision by the Massachusetts Fish & Wildlife Board to indefinitely suspend the plan to breed rattlesnakes at the Quabbin …

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April 10, 2017

Senator Lesser Brings Together MIT Researchers, Industry Leaders for Tour of STCC Laser Lab, Roundtable Discussion

“I hope this is the start of a valuable collaboration,” Lesser said Springfield — Senator Eric P. Lesser welcomed representatives from MIT’s AIM Photonics program to Springfield Friday to tour STCC’s “Laser Lab” and discuss how the region could maintain its reputation as a national leader in high-tech manufacturing. “Western Mass is known for the major manufacturers based in the …

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April 6, 2017

In Era of Federal Cuts, Senator Lesser Urges More State Funding for Programs to Help Elderly, Needy

“The uncertainty we’re facing at the federal level means Massachusetts needs to step up and protect our families and our farms,” Lesser said BOSTON — On Wednesday, Senator Eric P. Lesser, along with representatives from the Massachusetts Coalition of Food Banks, hosted an information session where the theme was clear: federal cuts to assistance programs put the burden on state …

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