March and April Newsletters: New Staff, Committee Assignments & Bills

March and April were busy at the State House and in the district as I welcomed new staff to my office, received my committee assignments, sponsored several important bills and visited the towns in my district.  Click below to read the March and April Newsletters.   April Newsletter March Business Update and District Updates March […]

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In Senate, Barbara L’Italien will be a strong voice for Dracut

The next state senator for Dracut needs a deep understanding of the needs of our working families in town. We need more jobs, great schools, and increased local aid. We need a common-sense legislator who will work in conjunction with Rep. Colleen Garry to get things done for our town. It is for these reasons […]

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Barbara L’Italien Endorsed by Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas

LAWRENCE (October 11, 2014) — State Senate candidate Barbara L’Italien received the endorsements today of Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, two prominent Merrimack Valley elected officials. L’Italien was joined by the Congresswoman, the Mayor, Representative Marcos Devers, and Lawrence City Council President Modesto Maldonado, among many others, to rally support for her […]

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Letter: L’Italien Best Choice for State Senate

To the editor: Unlike many people who call the Merrimack Valley home, I did not grow up here. It wasn’t until I was an adult — when I was looking for a place to settle — that I stumbled upon Andover and connected with a place that I was excited to make my home. I […]

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L’Italien: I’m the most experienced candidate in state Senate race

LOWELL — Democratic state Senate candidate Barbara L’Italien is ready to get back to work. Despite losing her last two races for state office, L’Italien said in a meeting with The Sun’s editorial board Monday that her previous experience working in the Legislature on autism, elder care and economic development makes her the best candidate […]

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Lowell Sun Endorses L’Italien

L’Italien for state Senate …Specifically, L’Italien said she plans to concentrate on the district’s “bread-and-butter issues,” including good schools and a better economy, with more jobs for Merrimack Valley residents. While unsuccessful in last two state rep campaigns, she nonetheless became acquainted with Tewksbury residents in the reshaped district. L’Italien also has struck up a […]

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Letter: L’Italien Helped Autism Community

Editor, Townsman: For the past 30 years I have worked with children and adults with autism and related disorders, so I am well aware of the challenges they and their families face. Autism affects more than 1 in every 88 children, 1 in 54 boys in Massachusetts, and sometimes it can be difficult for parents […]

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Letter: L’Italien is Best Choice for State Representative

To the editor: As we get closer to Election Day, I’d like to tell your readers about a great experience I had, working with Barbara L’Italien, candidate for state representative in my district. About three years ago, my neighborhood found out that a cell phone tower was going to be built on our street. Abutters […]

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Letter: L’Italien Fights for Kids With Autism

For the past thirty years I have worked with children and adults with autism and related disorders, so I am well aware of the challenges they and their families face.  Autism affects more than 1 in every 88 children, 1 in 54 boys in Massachusetts, and sometimes it can be difficult for parents to detect […]

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All Five Boxford Selectmen Endorse L’Italien

  In an unprecedented move, all five members of the Boxford Board of Selectmen have independently announced that they are supporting Barbara L’Italien over incumbent State Representative Jim Lyons.   “I am deeply honored by the faith that all five of these local leaders are placing in me,” said L’Italien. “I’ve enjoyed my past experiences […]

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