state senator mark montigny

Montigny Applauds Governor’s Transportation Plan
Governor Baker is directing more than $200 million for transportation projects in Southeastern Massachusetts over the next five years, and State Senator Mark Montigny couldn't be more pleased.
The New Bedford Democrat admits though, he was getting anxious while waiting for the Governor to unveil…
Sister Rose House To Relocate
State Senator Mark Montigny has announced a nearly $900,000 grant to help relocate a homeless shelter for men from the Downtown area, to St. Hedwig's Church on Division St.
The Sister Rose House is run by Catholic Social Services.  Its new location, St...
City Releases Six-Point Plan to Revive Struggling Fisheries
A new report by UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology outlines a series of policy recommendations to revive the northeast's struggling groundfish fishery. Officials including Mayor Jon Mitchell and State Sen. Mark Montigny attended the plan's unveiling at SMAST Tu…
Montigny Supports Minimum Wage Hike
The Massachusetts Senate has approved a compromise bill that would hike the state's current $8-per-hour minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2017, but would not tie future increases to inflation.
The 35-4 vote on Thursday came less than 24 hours after House and Senate negotiators hammered out a deal …
Officials Celebrate Completion Of Route 18
State and local officials cut a ribbon on Friday to mark the completion of phase one of the Route 18 Improvement Project.
The project includes stamped-concrete intersections, traffic lights and landscaping on a section of Route 18 around Union Street, to slow down traffic and create a way for pedestr…
State Budget Contains Funding For New Bedford Schools And More
There's some good news for New Bedford schools coming from the state budget.  The spending plan includes an additional $4 million in funding for the city school system. 
Rep. Antonio Cabral made the announcement on Monday, saying its appropriate the delegation has securred the addition…