Milford-area lawmakers working to help shuttered bottling plant workers

BY: Zachary Comeau, Worcester Business Journal, February 5, 2018

State Sen. Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton) and State Rep. Brian Murray (D-Milford) are working with the state Department of Career Services to give workers at the Ardagh Group's Milford bottling plant the assistance they need, the two lawmakers said in a statement.

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Senators Concerned With Anticipated Milford Plant Closing

BY: Charlene Arsenault, Milford Patch, February 2, 2018

MILFORD, MA— Following efforts to keep Ardagh Glass open in the face of an anticipated plant closure, State Senator Ryan Fattman, D-Sutton, and State Representative Brian Murray, D-Milford, are working with the Department of Career Services to help guarantee impacted employees will have the assistance they need, according to an announcement from the senators.

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Sen. Fattman Files College Cost Transparency Legislation

BY: Pamela Johnson, Bellingham Bulletin, Jan 22, 2018

BOSTON – In an effort to make known the full costs of attending a college in the Massachusetts university system, State Senator Ryan C. Fattman (R-Webster) filed legislation that would provide students with information about expected financial assistance and anticipated debt incurred from getting a college degree.

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Proposal could ease costs of water filtration system in Webster

BY: Oct 31, 2017 

State Rep. Joseph McKenna, R-Webster, filed “an act implementing a home water filtration system,” which had its first hearing Tuesday on Beacon Hill by the Joint Committee on Revenue. State Sen. Ryan C. Fattman, R-Webster, sits on the committee and is a bill supporter.

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Massachusetts state senators form millennial caucus to push young adults' agenda

BY: Shira Schoenberg, The Republican, Oct 26, 2017

A group of state senators in their 30s are forming a "millennial caucus" to promote a legislative agenda that helps young people in Massachusetts.

Sen. Eric Lesser, a Longmeadow Democrat who is 32, said a task force he co-chaired with Sen. Ryan Fattman, R-Webster, 33, found millennials are disconnected from government.

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What do millennials want from Massachusetts government?

BY: Shira Schoenberg, MassLive, October 25, 2017

...The report was the result of 11 listening sessions across the state conducted by a Senate task force focused on millennials, co-chaired by Sens. Eric Lesser, D-Longmeadow, and Ryan Fattman, R-Webster. Lesser and Fattman are two of the 29 millennials serving in the state Legislature.

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Senator Fattman Focusing on Bellingham Issues

BY: Ken Hamwey, Bellingham Bulletin, Sep 28, 2017

Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton) has been Bellingham’s state senator for three years after serving as a state representative for two terms. The former Sutton Selectman, who’s a member of the Senate’s Revenue Committee and also the Post Audit and Oversight Committee, provided the Bulletin with details of several bills and initiatives he has filed for the fall legislative session...

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Fattman planning push to ensure all who commit murder have a record

Sep 23, 2017 

State Sen. Ryan C. Fattman is planning to force a Legislative vote on whether all people who murder someone in Massachusetts should have a criminal record...

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Technology helps Northbridge police ID suspects quickly

...The department got the new Crossmatch scanner, which cost around $27,000, installed a few days ago, after a line item in the state fiscal 2017 budget allocated public safety funds to the town. The budget item was supported by state Sen. Michael O. Moore, D-Millbury, state Sen. Ryan C. Fattman, R-Webster, and state Rep. David K. Muradian Jr., R-Grafton.

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Turn Attention to Cybersecurity

BY: Mintz LevinJD SUPRA, September 9, 2017

...The committee’s recommendations are due to the Senate by March 30, 2018. Senator Michael Moore is serving as the Committee’s chair, and Senator Cynthia Creem is the Vice Chair. Senators Michael Brady, Eric Lesser, and Ryan Fattman are also serving on the committee.

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