Rep. Antonio Cabral

New Taylor School
New Taylor School
The City of New Bedford is adding on to the Sea Lab Marine Science Center in the South End, so the structure can serve the new William H. Taylor elementary school. The addition will add 26,000 square feet, adding new classrooms, a gymnasium and an expanded service kitchen...
SMAST Expansion
SMAST Expansion
A long-awaited project for New Bedford is the subject of an announcement from Beacon hill. State Senator Mark Montigny of New Bedford says Governor Baker has agreed to release funding for the construction of a new building at the UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology in the South End...
Opioid Abuse Strategy
Opioid Abuse Strategy
Beacon Hill observers say opioid abuse remains a top legislative priority. The House last week supported a bill that increases penalties for persons with ten grams or more of fentanyl, and Gov. Baker is set to file recommendations this week to address the drug overdose crisis...
More Charter Schools
More Charter Schools
Governor Charlie Baker wants to increase charter schools in Massachusetts. He's filed a bill to increase charter schools in the state's lowest performng school districts. But Rep. Anotonio Cabral says funding for charter schools comes from local school budgets and more charter schools would decimate schools in areas like New Bedford and Fall River...
Funding Debate
Funding Debate
Governor Charlie Baker has made it clear, he wants to lift the cap on charter schools in Massachusetts. But Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford thinks the Governor's first priority should be the Bay State's public schools..... Many charter schools in Massachusetts are funded from local public school budgets...
More Training for Teachers
More Training for Teachers
The new Gun Legislation signed Wednesday by Governor Patrick, also requires Mass. teachers to receive suicide prevention training at least once every three years. The provision was included by State Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford, at the urging of parent Brian Fernandes whose son committed suicide in 2008...
School Technology Approved
School Technology Approved
State lawmakers have given final approval to a Technology Bond bill that includes $38-million for technology upgrades in Bay State schools. Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford added the school funding provision to the bill.... The money will be distributed in a grant program that will include additional funding by the Federal government...
SMAST Research
SMAST Research
The Mass. state budget includes $450,000 for UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology. Its the second year in a row that lawmakers have provided funding to study the ground-fish stocks off New England. Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford tells WBSM...

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