Rogers’ Bill on Pregnant Workers Fairness Passes House

Photo: State Rep. Dave Rogers speaking in the House chamber. On Wednesday, May 10th the Massachusetts House of Representatives unanimously passed H3659, An Act establishing the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, filed by Belmont State Rep. Dave Rogers (24th Middlesex “ABC” district). The bill will “put our Commonwealth one step closer to ensuring that pregnant […]

Belmont State Rep. Rogers Co-Sponsors Bill Legalizing Pot in Bay State

Photo: State Rep. Dave Rogers. For many Bay State residents, it is high time for Massachusetts to follow the lead of states and make marijuana legal. Belmont’s State Rep. Dave Rogers has heard your pleas. Rogers, who represents the 24th Middlesex (“ABC”) district including Belmont and precincts in Arlington and Cambridge, and State Sen. Pat […]

Belmont’s Rogers Named ‘River Friend’

Photo: Massachusetts Rivers Alliance Executive Director Julia Blatt presents State Rep. Dave Rogers with River Friend Award. (photo by Mark P. Smith) The Massachusetts Rivers Alliance recognized Belmont State Rep. Dave Rogers with a “River Friend” award for his outstanding contributions to the restoration and protection of the Commonwealth’s rivers during the alliance’s annual meeting in […]

Unchallenged, Belmont’s State Legislators Re-Election Secured Early

It’s a fairly good bet that Belmont residents will be coming out in large numbers for this year’s primary (Sept. 9) and general (Nov. 4) elections. With wide-open contests for most of the big state offices including governor and plenty of ballot questions – a statewide casino ban and paid sick leave – voters should […]

Belmont’s Jennifer Page Honored as a State Unsung Heroine

There are many women around the state who you would call unsung heroines; those who, while not in the news, have made a difference in their communities Every spring, the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women and both bodies of the Massachusetts state legislature come together to celebrate “Unsung Heroines” from across the Commonwealth. This year, State […]