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March 24, 2017

Senator Lesser Helps Rally Support for K-12 Arts Education with Letter to State Commissioner

“Arts education reduces the achievement gap,” Lesser said BOSTON — Senator Eric P. Lesser, along with Senators Sonia Chang-Diaz and Adam Hinds, took the lead in supporting arts education, rallying 59 House and Senate colleagues to cosign a March 9 letter to the state Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) lauding the Commissioner’s inclusion of arts education in its …

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March 24, 2017

Senator Lesser Applauds CRRC Plant’s $137.5M Contract with Philadelphia Transit System

“These are the kinds of projects that carry on Springfield’s reputation as a manufacturing hub,” Lesser said Springfield — Senator Eric P. Lesser cheered an announcement Thursday by Springfield’s CRRC railcar plant that it had secured a deal to build 45 train cars for SEPTA, Philadelphia’s transit system, for $137.5 million. Since being built to produce train cars for the …

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March 20, 2017

Senator Lesser Announces High School Essay Contest

SPRINGFIELD — Senator Eric P. Lesser sent a letter Friday to high school principals in the First Hampden and Hampshire District announcing his first annual essay contest for high school students and calling for student submissions. In 300-500 words students are asked to describe a community issue and an idea they have to fix it. The deadline for submission is …

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March 17, 2017

In Case You Missed It: SEN. ELIZABETH WARREN BACKS HIGH-SPEED RAIL CONNECTING SPRINGFIELD, WORCESTER AND BOSTON

“I am glad we have the support of Sen. Warren for this project that would transform the Commonwealth,” Lesser said WORCESTER — Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday pledged to push Capitol Hill leaders for infrastructure investments and offered her support for high-speed rail linking Springfield to Boston, backed by Sen. Eric Lesser. “We need a train that runs from Boston …

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