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Spilka Files Gambling Bill Amendments

Filed under: Uncategorized by News Staff at 3:13 am on September 23, 2011
Senator Karen Spilka

Sen. Karen Spilka

FRAMINGHAM, MA - In an effort to protect municipalities concerned about negative impacts from a bill to expand gaming in the Commonwealth, Senator Karen Spilka, (who represents Framingham and other area towns in the Massachusetts 2nd Middlesex & Norfolk districts), filed amendments today with the Senate Clerk's Office to strengthen safeguards and provide additional protections for surrounding communities.

"The legislature has debated and voted on expanded gambling in Massachusetts for several years now, and this year it looks closer to becoming a reality than ever before," said Spilka. "Throughout this entire process, my main priority has always been to protect and support my district’s residents, communities, neighborhoods, and local businesses. I have filed these amendments to ...[read more]


State Reps. Sanicandro and Walsh Office Hours

Filed under: Politics by News Staff at 3:59 pm on May 16, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Framingham's two State Representatives, Tom Sannicandro and Chris Walsh invite the public to join them for coffee and conversation from 9:00AM - 10:00AM, Friday, May 27, 2011 at Chris Walsh's local office, 9 Vernon St., Framingham, MA, (which is located just off Edgell Rd. next to the Framingham Centre Common).

The two State Reps. will update constituents on the latest news and events and look forward to addressing any questions or concerns you may have.

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