Category: Campaign

Rep. Toomey Announces 2016 Re-election Campaign

State Representative Tim Toomey has announced his re-election bid for the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Toomey, a Democrat whose district includes parts of Somerville and Cambridge, said he is running so that he can continue the work he has done on issues like improving transportation access and reliability, ensuring government transparency, increasing funding for low…

Somerville receives OD prevention grant

Last week, the Patrick Administration and the Department of Public Health (DPH) announced grant awards to 23 communities across Massachusetts, including Somerville, to help first responders save lives by providing funding for opioid overdose response training and naloxone (Narcan) units that can be used to reverse overdoses. Police and fire departments in communities with high…