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PRESS RELEASE: Barbara L’Italien Opens Congressional Exploratory Committee

State Senator Launches Committee to Explore Run for 3rd District Seat ANDOVER, MA — State Senator Barbara L’Italien (D-Andover) today announced the launch of an exploratory committee for the 3rd Congressional District of Massachusetts. She becomes the first woman and only elected official to take this step toward a run to succeed Congresswoman Niki Tsongas. […]

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Sen. L’Italien providing school supplies to students in need

August 28, 2017 The Office of State Senator Barbara L’Italien is supplying sack packs containing school supplies to students in need in the 2nd Essex and Middlesex District this back-to-school season.                 The colorful drawstring bags contain essential items including pens, pencils, erasers, and crayons. The bags themselves […]

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Delivering for the District: MBTA Halts Monopole Project

MBTA WI-FI MONOPOLE PROJECT WILL NOT ADVANCE Local Activism, Led by Senator L’Italien, Halts Harmful Project August 10, 2017 BOSTON – The MBTA today announced that it will reject the proposed implementation of approximately 320 seventy-foot Wi-Fi monopoles along the Commuter Rail, in more than 60 communities including Andover. “This is a huge win for […]

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Senate Passes Bill to Provide Municipalities More Options to Adjust Property Taxes

Senate Passes Bill to Provide Municipalities More Options to Adjust Property Taxes Expands local options to help low income seniors, military personnel, and the disabled. BOSTON – Today the Massachusetts Senate approved a bill that provides better flexibility to cities and towns on property tax abatements. An Act improving real property tax abatements, application deadlines, […]

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Your Tewksbury Today: L’Italien Honors TJ Callahan’s Pub Owner Dawn Callahan of Tewksbury With Unsung Heroine Award

L’Italien Honors TJ Callahan’s Pub Owner Dawn Callahan of Tewksbury With Unsung Heroine Award                Dawn Callahan, owner of Tewksbury institution TJ Callahan’s Pub, was one of several women from across the Commonwealth honored on Wednesday at The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women’s 14th Annual Unsung Heroines of […]

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L’Italien hosts activist forum with 150+ attendees from across Merrimack Valley

LAWRENCE, MA: Over 150 people attended a political engagement in Lawrence this morning, hosted by State Senator Barbara L’Italien, D-Andover. Titled “Let’s Get Organized! Building a Grassroots Coalition of Activists in the Merrimack Valley,” the forum for local activists drew people from across the Merrimack Valley, from Westford to Georgetown, to New Hampshire, to the Relief’s […]

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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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