State Senate Passes CARE Act Legislation in Effort to Combat Opioid Crisis

BOSTON – State Sen. Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton) voted in support of legislation designed to help alleviate the growing epidemic of opiate addiction in Massachusetts. Known as the CARE Act, the bill improves access to evidence-based treatment, and expands education and prevention efforts to address opiate abuse.

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Sen. Fattman Votes Against 'Sanctuary City' Amendment

In a late Wednesday night vote, the State Senate adopted an amendment in the state budget that would create a "sanctuary state" immigration policy, and State Senator Ryan Fattman, R-Sutton, voted against it, he announced on Friday.

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State Senate Adopts Sen. Fattman Veterans Legislation

BY: Milford PATCH, May 9, 2018

State Senator Ryan C. Fattman (R-Sutton) filed and passed an amendment that would legally protect veterans who wish to observe, participate in ceremonies, or be granted a leave of absence in the work place on Memorial Day and Veteran's Day.

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Uxbridge woman helps pass law in memory of murdered son

BY: Brad Petrishen, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, April 14, 2018

State Rep. Joseph D. McKenna, R-Webster, and state Sen. Ryan C. Fattman, R-Sutton, succeeded in passing the measure as an amendment to the omnibus bill last fall. State Rep. Kimberly N. Ferguson, R-Holden, has for years filed a bill that included the provision as part of broader proposed changes, while state Sen. William N. Brownsberger, D-Belmont, also gave support.

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Schott North America of Southbridge celebrates renovation, capital investment

BY: Brian Lee, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, March 28, 2018

State Sen. Ryan C. Fattman, R-Webster, joined by state Rep. Peter J. Durant, R-Spencer, congratulated the company for its renovation and success.

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State Senate approves funding to aid Sutton sewer project

BY: Millbury-Sutton Chronicle, February 9, 2018

State Sen. Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton) today announced several of his amendments to the capital bond repair bill were passed Thursday in the State Senate in an effort to support infrastructure projects and structural maintenance in the district.

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Oxford to get sidewalk money at last

BY: Craig Semon, Worcester Telegram, February 7, 2018

OXFORD – State money earmarked for the Sutton Avenue sidewalk project, which is nearly finished, is finally on the way to the town.

Tuesday night, Town Manager Brian M. Palaia told the Board of Selectmen that he received a call earlier in the day from state Sen. Ryan C. Fattman saying that the governor’s office has released the $250,000 in Chapter 90 funds for the sidewalk project.

Mr. Fattman will contact the town manager in a couple of weeks to tell him how the town can access the funds, Mr. Palaia added.

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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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