• Everett,  November 16 2018

    Senator DiDomenico Has District-Wide Success on Election Day

    Senator Sal DiDomenico had a strong show of support throughout his district on Election Day with an impressive vote of confidence in every corner of the Middlesex and Suffolk District.  The breakdown of his totals are as follows:  Cambridge (18,876 votes – 99.16%);  Boston neighborhoods of Charlestown, Allston, Brighton and the West End (12,549 votes – 98.50%);  Everett (8,530 votes – 98.82%);  and Chelsea (5,409 votes – 98.20%).  “I want to thank the residents of the Middlesex and Suffolk District for their continued trust and confidence,” said DiDomenico. “It is an honor and privilege to be your State Senator and look forward to continuing the work we have started together.” …

  • Everett,  November 16 2018

    Sen. DiDomenico announces new civics education law

    State Senator Sal DiDomenico recently announced a new civics education law aimed at strengthening civics education in the Commonwealth’s public schools by taking a nonpartisan approach to civic engagement projects and awareness programs starting in the eighth grade. Senator DiDomenico, who is the Assistant Majority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate, and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature passed this piece of legislation in July, and Governor Charlie Baker signed a revised version of the bill last week. DiDomenico was a strong supporter of the bill and greater civics education in the Commonwealth. “Now more than ever, civics education is of the highest importance to teach and prepare our next generation…

  • Everett,  November 9 2018

    DiDomenico stands with union gas workers to end National Grid lockout

    Senator Sal DiDomenico recently joined with union gas workers and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature at a State House rally in support of ending the National Grid lockout. This four-month lockout by National Grid has cost more than 1,200 union gas workers their jobs and has cost the state millions in lost tax revenue, as well as more than $13 million in unemployment benefits, according to a recent analysis by the Baker Administration. At the rally, Senator DiDomenico voiced his strong support for the gas workers and urged a quick end to the lock out. “This National Grid lockout has gone on for far too long,” said DiDomenico. “It…

  • Everett,  October 26 2018

    Sen. DiDomenico joins volunteers on campaign trail

    State Senator Sal DiDomenico was recently joined by over 100 volunteers for his campaign visibility this past weekend. He is running for reelection to the State Senate, and he will be on the ballot this November 6. “I want to thank our many friends and supporters from throughout my district and labor unions for joining us this weekend,” said DiDomenico. “It is an honor and privilege to represent the residents of the Middlesex and Suffolk district, and I once again ask for your support on Election Day.”

  • Everett,  October 19 2018

    Senator DiDomenico warns Chapter 70 row could make future deals harder

    By The Advocate   State Senator Sal DiDomenico is warning that if the Chapter 70 money that he recently won to cover budget shortfalls in the Everett Public Schools is diverted to other purposes, he might face challenges winning similar fights for funding for the city in the future. Last week, a dispute erupted between the school department and the city after Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that $2.5 million in Chapter 70 funding would be used to offset the city’s tax rate, arguing that the city had already spent millions of dollars of its own money to fully fund the schools. The money, school department officials and the senator have…

  • Everett,  October 12 2018

    Sen. DiDomenico secures $75k for opioid treatment services at CHA

    State Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) recently announced that his amendment providing $75k for the CHA Everett Care Center to increase access to office-based opioid treatment services was included in the final Fiscal Year 2019 budget. As Assistant Majority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate, Senator DiDomenico was able to secure a number of amendments for his district in the Senate version of the budget, including this $75k for Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA). After filing this amendment in the Senate version of the budget, he worked to advocate for its inclusion in the final version of the budget. “Cambridge Health Alliance provides many critical health services for our community, including substance abuse…

  • Everett,  October 5 2018

    Sen. DiDomenico continues fight for anti-hunger policies

    As part of Hunger Action Month, State Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) last week participated in the Hunger Awareness Rally at the State House. DiDomenico was joined at the rally by Department of Transitional Assistance Commissioner Jeff McCue, State Representative Jay Livingstone, State Representative Hannah Kane and State Representative Joe McGonagle. Senator DiDomenico has long made food insecurity and nutrition policy a top priority and has been a leading champion for anti-hunger policies in the Massachusetts Legislature. At the rally, DiDomenico was recognized for his advocacy in the Legislature, and he spoke on the importance of fighting against cuts to nutritional programming on the federal level and the need to continue…

  • Everett,  October 5 2018

    Sen. DiDomenico secures $125,000 for Everett schools’ technology & music programming

    State Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) recently announced that his amendment providing $125,000 for music programming and technology upgrades at the Everett Public Schools (EPS) was included in the final Fiscal Year 2019 budget. As Assistant Majority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate, DiDomenico was able to secure a number of amendments for his district in the Senate version of the budget, including this $125,000 for EPS. After filing this amendment in the Senate version of the budget, he worked to advocate for its inclusion in the final version of the budget. “I am always proud to support the Everett Public School system through the work that I do at the State…