MA House Funds Veteran Food Support

MA House Funds Veteran Food Support

  By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – July, 2020 The Massachusetts House of Representatives has passed a bill allocating $1.1 billion for our state’s COVID-19 response that will be reimbursed by the federal government. This money will be used for personal protective equipment, hazard pay for human services providers, contact tracing, food security, initiatives […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Guide

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Guide

This is a difficult time for all of us, and with so much information circulating, it is important to get your information from official sources written by experts. Visit www.mass.gov/covid19 for guidance and daily updates, call the Massachusetts COVID-19 information line at 2-1-1, or sign up for text alerts by texting COVIDMA to 888-777. While […]

House Passes Legislation to Support, Honor Our Veterans

House Passes Legislation to Support, Honor Our Veterans

  BY: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Dec. 2019 In recognition of Veterans Day, the Massachusetts House of Representatives unanimously passed two bills to support and honor our Veterans. I was privileged as House Chair of the Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs to shepherd these bills through the Committee and bring them to […]

Rep. Campbell, Governor, Lt. Gov., & Secretary Urena Honor Gold Star Families at Annual Tree Dedication

Rep. Campbell, Governor, Lt. Gov., & Secretary Urena Honor Gold Star Families at Annual Tree Dedication

(BOSTON) – Representative Linda Dean Campbell joined government officials, Veterans organizations, and families of our Fallen Heroes at the State House on Wednesday for the Annual Gold Star Families Tree Dedication. The event, organized by the nonprofit Military Friends Foundation, pays tribute to Massachusetts service members who gave their lives in service to our nation […]

Nicky’s Law Moves Forward

By: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Oct.2019 One of my top priorities this session and last session, Nicky’s Law, has taken a big step forward in the legislative process. The bill, which I filed to help protect individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from abuse by care providers, recently received a favorable vote from the […]

Sewage Notification Bill Moves Forward

Sewage Notification Bill Moves Forward

  By: Linda Dean Campbell – Sept. 2019 In July, the state’s Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture voted to move forward legislation I filed with Sen. Pat Jehlen and Rep. Denise Provost that would require public notification of sewage discharges into rivers like the Merrimack. This is the first step the bill must […]

Balanced State Budget Includes Major Increase in Education Funding

Balanced State Budget Includes Major Increase in Education Funding

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell The State Legislature approved a $43.1 billion budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1, 2019. The balanced budget, which Governor Charlie Baker approved without any spending vetoes, greatly increases funding for education, continues to address the opioid epidemic and the critical need for more affordable housing, […]

Speaker DeLeo Joins State Delegation at Veterans Northeast Outreach Center

Speaker DeLeo Joins State Delegation at Veterans Northeast Outreach Center

In June, we were fortunate to have Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo visit the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center (VNOC) in Haverhill. I invited the Speaker to help highlight the VNOC’s exceptional programs and services, which are second to none in caring for our Veterans. The VNOC, established in 1985, has a staff of 74 […]

House Passes Balanced Budget Funds Key Merrimack Valley Programs

House Passes Balanced Budget Funds Key Merrimack Valley Programs

  By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – May, 2019 The Massachusetts House of Representatives voted to approve $42.7 billion budget for the state’s upcoming fiscal year. The budget includes notable investments in education, housing, and public safety while keeping in line with revenue projections to ensure balanced spending. The House budget makes major investments […]

Some Bills I Have Filed This Legislative Session – By Rep. Linda Dean Campbell

Some Bills I Have Filed  This Legislative Session – By Rep. Linda Dean Campbell

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Feb. 2019 I have filed a number of bills this session to address issues important to the residents of the Merrimack Valley and the Commonwealth. I will be filing additional legislation throughout the session, but some legislation has been put forth at this time as residents have already […]