Category: Press Release

Sen. Eric Lesser Tours Ludlow Elementary Schools

LUDLOW – Sen. Eric P. Lesser (D-Longmeadow) visited three Ludlow elementary schools late last week to learn about their needs, vision, and long-term goals.

“I was inspired by all the students I met today—each school has its own unique energy that speaks highly of Ludlow and Western Mass as a whole,” Sen. Lesser said. “I learned a lot on my tour – and will bring those lessons back to Beacon Hill.”

The tour took place last Friday, and included stops at Chapin Street Elementary, Veterans Park Elementary, and East Street Elementary. Accompanying the Senator were Ludlow Superintendent Todd Gazda, Ludlow Education Association President Brian Bylicki, School Committee Member Jake Oliveira, and IT Specialist Anne Marie Corrieri.

Later in the day, Sen. Lesser filed four bills aimed at improving quality of living and stimulating economic growth in western Massachusetts.

State Sen. Eric Lesser Sworn In to MA Senate

BOSTON–State Senator Eric Lesser, representing the First Hampden and Hampshire District, was sworn into the Massachusetts Senate on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 11:00 AM in the Senate chamber.

Lesser, who was elected to the state Senate in November, will be joined by his family. At 29, he will be the youngest member of the Senate.

“I’m looking forward to beginning my term, and am honored by the trust placed in me to work on our district’s behalf,” Lesser said. “From Day 1, I will focus on creating a more vibrant economy in Western Massachusetts, by improving transportation, boosting high-tech manufacturing, and linking our students with the most in-demand jobs in this district. I’m excited to begin working with the rest of the Western Massachusetts delegation to move our region forward.”

The ceremony took place in the Senate Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. Afterward, the Senate elected Stanley C. Rosenberg (D-Amherst) as its new President and conducted its first formal session of the term.