Georgetown Council on Aging Grant

L’ITALIEN ANNOUNCES STATE GRANT TO SUPPORT GEORGETOWN COUNCIL ON AGING BOSTON – State Representative Barbara L’Italien (D-Andover) announced this week that the Georgetown Council on Aging (COA) has received a Formula Grant through the Executive Office of Elder Affairs for fiscal year 2006. The Georgetown COA will receive $5,424 to support the meal site coordinator […]

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Boxford Council on Aging Grant

L’ITALIEN ANNOUNCES STATE GRANT TO SUPPORT BOXFORD COUNCIL ON AGING BOSTON – State Representative Barbara L’Italien (D-Andover) announced this week that the Boxford Council on Aging (COA) has received a Formula Grant through the Executive Office of Elder Affairs for fiscal year 2006. The Boxford COA will receive $6,046 to employ a part-time outreach worker […]

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DISAGREEMENT EVIDENT OVER REGULATING VACCINES THAT CONTAIN MERCURY

DISAGREEMENT EVIDENT OVER REGULATING VACCINES THAT CONTAIN MERCURY By Amy Lambiaso STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE amy.lambiaso@statehousenews.com STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 14, 2005 – Health care providers would have to clear their shelves of certain flu and tetanus vaccines under legislation being pushed by lawmakers and parents who believe there is a correlation between vaccines that […]

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HEAT Legislation Passed to Assist with the High Cost of Winter Heating

HEAT legislation passed to assist with the high cost of winter heating: http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/seslaw05/s1050140.htm  $800 income tax deduction for home heating expenses for individuals who make less than $50,000 per year/families up to $75,000. Tax credit of up to $600 for the purchase of energy-saving products such as high-efficiency furnaces, home insulation, new window installation, etc. […]

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Boxford Recycling Grant

TARR, HILL, L’ITALIEN ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE GRANT ENHANCING BOXFORD RECYCLING PROGRAM BOSTON – Senate Minority Whip Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester), Representative Bradford Hill (R-Ipswich) and Representative Barbara L’Italien (D-Andover) said today that the Town of Boxford has received a Municipal Recycling Grant administered through the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Boxford will receive 3,190 consumer […]

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North Andover Local Funding

TORRISI AND L’ITALIEN ANNOUNCE GRANT SUPPORTING NORTH ANDOVER COUNCIL ON AGING BOSTON – Representatives David Torrisi (D-North Andover), and Barbara L’Italien (D-Andover) announced today the North Andover Council on Aging (COA) has received a Formula Grant through the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. The Council advocates for older adult and works to identify and meet […]

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Signing of Autism Medicaid Waiver Bill

Representative Barbara L’Italien (D-Andover) today announced that the House of Representatives passed House 4177 – An Act to Maximize Federal Reimbursement for Special Education Services for Children with Autism. The legislation is now on its way to the Senate for engrossment. This bill directs the Commonwealth to apply for a Medicaid waiver to maximize federal […]

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Andover Cultural Council Grant

STATE GRANTS BENEFIT LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS Representative Barbara L’Italien says State Grants Totaling $16,010.00 will go to Schools and Non-Profit Cultural Groups in this District BOSTON – Representative Barbara L’Italien (D-Andover) announced today that a total of $16,010.00 in state funds has been granted to cultural organizations in her district by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). […]

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Tracking Criminals Law

Law Passes to Make Tracking Criminals Easier Enhance public safety in Massachusetts by more effectively tracking criminals who cross state lines. Requires other states to notify Massachusetts if out-of-state probationers and parolees move here. Gives state officials the authority to track, supervise, and when necessary, return felons to the state responsible for their supervision. http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/seslaw05/sl050121.htm

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Appropriation for Caring Homes Initiative

Representative Barbara L’Italien (D-Andover) today announced that a $2,000,000 appropriation for a Caring Homes initiative project was included in the FY06 Conference Committee Budget and voted on favorably by the House and Senate. The budget is now on its way to the Governor for approval. Currently a small pilot program at Elder Affairs, Caring Homes […]

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