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Supporters pack Sen. L’Italien’s campaign kickoff at The Chateau in Andover

Sen. L’Italien officially launched her re-election campaign June 8 at The Chateau restaurant in Andover. The turnout was overwhelming and incredibly appreciated — nearly 200 people including dozens of supporters from each of her communities – Lawrence, Andover, Tewksbury and Dracut. There was also a great turnout from the senator’s friends in North Andover, Methuen […]

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Sen. L’Italien Announces Re-Election Campaign

I want everyone to know that I am running for re-election for the Second Essex & Middlesex District! I turned in 597 certified signatures – double the amount required – to the Secretary of State’s Office and will appear on the Democratic Primary Ballot and November 8th General Election Ballot. It has been an incredible honor and […]

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Young People Pack Lawrence Forum To Discuss Important Issues

Sen. L’Italien To Bring Concerns Back To Senate To Shape State Policy, New Laws   More than 120 young people and community leaders packed the Lawrence Public Library auditorium on April 26 for a forum hosted by Sen. Barbara L’Italien to hear about issues that matter most to Merrimack Valley millennials.   Millennials — roughly […]

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Sen. L’Italien Stands with Constituents Against KM Pipeline

I joined Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives April 13 at Dracut High School and Rep. Jim Lyons April 14 at Andover High School at public hearings to support of our constituents who have refused to allow Kinder Morgan on their property to conduct surveys that include digging, cutting and measuring their land in preparation of the […]

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Sen. L’Italien pitches new Lawrence Police Station to Gov. Baker

On March 17, Sen. L’Italien joined Gov. Charlie Baker, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, State Reps. Marcos Devers, Frank Moran and Diana DiZoglio, and NECC President Lane Glenn for a tour of Lawrence’s cramped, outdated and deteriorated police station. The main purpose of the governor’s visit was to see the condition of the station and listen to the city’s […]

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Sen. L’Italien Files Bill to Add State Controls to KM Gas Pipeline

Channel 22 News in Springfield covered Sen. L’Italien’s remarks to a State House committee this week, and also interviewed the senator about her and Rep. Colleen Garry’s bill that would give state lawmakers more control of Kinder Morgan’s plan to build a natural gas pipeline through Massachusetts. The Kinder Morgan proposal includes a main pipeline […]

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Sen. L’Italien visits Israel with 10 Massachusetts senators

I was fortunate to be invited on a 10-day visit and study tour of the beautiful and amazing country of Israel in December along with 10 other Massachusetts senators. Our visit, which was hosted and paid for by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Boston and led by Senate President Stan Rosenberg, was from Dec. […]

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