Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in our Community

The opioid epidemic has been a priority of mine since I announced in June. This epidemic affects everyone. I have several friends in recovery, so this issue is personal to me. I believe it is in the number 1 public health crisis facing Massachusetts today. There are a number of things I would advocate and fight for in the State …

Doing More to Ensure All of Our Kids Receive a High Quality Education

Massachusetts prides itself on the strength of its public school system. While we have great schools here in Framingham and throughout the Commonwealth, there is much more we can do to ensure that all of our kids receive a high quality education that provides them with the knowledge, skills and ability to thrive today and in the future. As your …

Collecting Donations for Discovering Hidden Gems

Mary Kate Feeney, candidate for State Representative for the 6th Middlesex District, is holding a back to school supplies drive for Discovering Hidden Gems. Residents are encouraged to bring donations to Feeney’s tent at the three remaining Concerts on the Common starting this Friday, August 3. “Discovering Hidden Gems is a wonderful organization. I hope my fellow neighbors join me in supporting them …

Framingham Deserves A Modern, Reliable Transportation System

The quality of life in our neighborhoods is suffering due to poorly regulated traffic, unbridled road construction and constant new real estate development. Our transportation infrastructure is experiencing overload and deterioration costing taxpayers millions. I have been a regular rail commuter into Boston for more than a decade. I have experienced every issue: slippery rail, rails too hot, no A/C, …

We Need Leadership on Eastleigh Farm

We have been hearing about this possibility for awhile – and now the time has arrived. We must work together to prevent another Millwood situation. We need leadership on this issue. As state representative, I will seek state funding to acquire conservation easements and the acres of the farm that would connect Callahan State Park. Eastleigh Farm is more than …

Statement on Karen Spilka Elected Senate President

Congratulations to Senator Karen Spilka upon becoming the 95th Senate President. Today is a proud moment for us in Framingham and MetroWest. Senate President Spilka is an inspiring example for young girls everywhere that achieving your dreams is possible with hard work, dedication and passion. I have always admired her dedication to her constituents, always there to help those in …

A Greener Framingham for Future Generations

Growing up in Framingham, there was always an adventure awaiting us outside. Summer days were spent running track at Bowditch Field or hiking in Callahan State Park, while spring evenings allowed for innings of baseball at our fields. Our bikes were the transportation we needed to get around the neighborhood. It was through all of these activities I gained a …

Proud to Receive Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction

Mary Kate Feeney, Democratic candidate for State Representative 6th Middlesex District, has received the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction for her commitment towards gun violence prevention and gun safety. “Common-sense gun safety is an important issue facing our communities today, not only as it relates to reducing gun violence, but also as a matter of public health,” said …

Run for Something endorses Feeney for State Representative

Mary Kate Feeney, former aide to Governor Deval Patrick, is proud to receive the endorsement of Run for Something (RFS), the groundbreaking organization that recruits and supports strong voices in the next generation of progressive leadership. “For me, this campaign is about one thing: our community. I am glad to be recognized as a candidate who believes in her community …