I can't believe how fast 2020 is flying by! In just six and a half short months, we will be on the ballot for our first re-election campaign. While we continue to push a bold policy agenda, there's much work to do on the campaign.
I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on 2019 while looking forward to 2020 with intention!
And, if you missed my Thanksgiving blog post, please check it out for a review of this year's legislative accomplishments here in the House of Representatives.
I hope you have had a wonderful holiday. Two weeks ago, I reached out to you about our critical end-of-year fundraising deadline. Here's an update:
I hope you're having a wonderful December and are enjoying this holiday season. As the year winds down, I am taking a moment to reflect on 2019 and my first year as State Representative for the 15th Middlesex District.
As we head into Thanksgiving, I want to wish you and your families the best for time spent with loved ones reflecting on the year.
Hopefully many of you have met or interacted with my phenomenal Legislative Aide, Mason Heilman, without whom I'd have a tough time juggling all the work happening in the office. He and I share a passion for government and gardening, and it has been a treat to grow plants in our State House windowsill and share in the gourd harvest from his community garden plot!
Bans all flavored tobacco products, taxes vaping products
Nov. 15, 2019 – BOSTON – This week, Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington), along with her colleagues in the House of Representatives, passed legislation to ban all flavored tobacco products and tax vaping products in an effort to protect young people from the harmful effects of tobacco use.
Read Full Press Release Here
Increases access to mental health services at public colleges and universities,
recognizes historic contributions of female veterans from Massachusetts
BOSTON – Days before the nation celebrated Veterans Day on November 11, Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (DLexington), along with their colleagues in the House of Representatives, voted to unanimously pass two pieces of legislation, which would improve mental health care for student veterans and honor the military service contributions of a female American Revolutionary War soldier.
Full Press Release Here
My first anniversary as YOUR Representative for the 15th Middlesex District in the General Court truly snuck up on me. Time really does fly when you're having fun!
Grab a friend, a cup of coffee, and a house plant (optional) and join me for my next office hours!
As the weather turns and the General Court kicks back into high gear, I wanted to update you on the education bill that was recently released by the Joint Committee on Education and unanimously passed by the Senate. I also wanted to let you know about my upcoming office hours in Woburn and Lexington.