Fri, Mar 25|
The Assabet Valley Innovation Alliance (a joint project between the Massachusetts Innovation Network and the Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce) presents a Virtual Legislative Forum which includes Round-the-Zoom Introductions, Legislator Presentations and ample room for lively Q & A.
Time & Location
Mar 25, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
About the event
The two Legislators for the forum are Senator James B. Eldridge, Middlesex and Worcester and State Representative Kate Hogan, 3rd Middlesex District:
Senator Eldridge has served as State Senator for the Middlesex and Worcester district since January 2009, representing 14 communities in Metrowest. He serves as the Senate-Chair of the Joint Committee on the Judiciary and the Senate Vice-chair of the Joint Committee on Election Laws. As well as the Senate-Chair of the Clean Energy, Criminal Justice Reform, Medicare For All and MBTA Caucuses. His energies are focussed largely on increasing investments in public education and transportation, combating climate change, making healthcare a right, stimulating the economy, reforming our criminal justice system, advancing campaign and ethics reform, protecting the environment, and supporting immigrants. He is a lifelong Acton resident, graduated from Johns Hopkins University folowed by Boston College Law School,
Representative Kate Hogan is in her sixth term as State Representative for the Third Middlesex District. Recently named a House Division Leader, a member of Speaker DeLeo’s team, she works as a bridge between House leadership and members to tackle the state’s biggest issues. During her past two terms, Representative Hogan served as House Chair of the Joint Committee on Public Health and a co-chair of the Elder Caucus, where she was instrumental in shepherding landmark public health legislation into law. Prior to her first election in 2008, she spent over 25 years working in the publishing and print industry. A graduate of UMass Amherst, she is actively involved in her alma mater’s Women into Leadership program, proudly facilitating opportunities for young women to grow as public leaders. As a legislator, Representative Hogan has been a tireless advocate for building our regional economy, enhancing and improving our health care system, and a voice for our elders and most vulnerable. She believes her job is to create consensus, build alliances, and work toward solutions that will benefit her district and improve the quality of life for all citizens in this great Commonwealth.