News: Archive of Press Releases & Statements
North Reading home-rule petition granted by Legislature.
12.14.05 Statement of House Minority Leader Bradley Jones on Gov. Romney’s Decision Not to Seek Re-Election
12.01.05 Jones Declares Victory for Taxpayers
Republican pressure convinces House and Senate leaders to recall thousands of retroactive capital gains tax bills.
A column about the Legislature's move to send retroactive capital gains tax bills to 48,000 taxpayers.
A column about the passage of legislation that provides Massachusetts veterans and National Guardsmen with a host of new benefits.
Plan would make many more elderly homeowners eligible for relief from rising property taxes.
House lawmakers unanimously approve a plan to offer a host of new benefits to Massachusetts veterans and National Guardsmen.
Jones and Tarr host Thanksgiving Dinner for North Reading seniors.
House lawmakers approve a supplemental spending plan that includes $130,000 for Lynnfield to build sidewalks and conduct a study on developing bike paths.
10.19.05 Funding Approved for New Sidewalks
House OKs funding for Franklin Street sidewalks in Reading.
House approves funding for recreational enhancements in Reading.
Republican caucus votes against a stripped-down version of Melanie's Bil.
Proposal would give better unemployment benefits to seniors who lose their jobs.
Jones proposes legislation to excuse cities and towns from having to pay the 21-cent state gas tax.
House lawmakers agree to send a proposal for a temporary repeal of the state gas tax to the Joint Committee on Revenue for further consideration.
Jones files a resolution criticizing a federal judge’s recent ruling that reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools is unconstitutional.
North Reading Cultural Council to receive a $2,500 grant from the state.
Middleton Cultural Council to receive a $2,500 grant from the state.
State awards $2,500 grant.
A column by Brad Jones urging the Legislature to adopt Melanie's Bill, legislation that stiffens the penalties against repeat drunken drivers.
Plan would protect consumers from rising costs.
Jones filing legislation to give drivers a temporary reprieve from paying the state gas tax.
Reading-based charitable organization to receive state funding.
A column by Brad Jones on the Supreme Court's eminent domain decision.
Reading will receive $15,000 to update its municipal technology system.
Bill would prohibit takings for the sole purpose of economic development.
Smith Farm grant included in Legislature's budget plan.
Reading Elder/Human Services will receive a state grant to buy a new minibus.
06.10.05 Statement of Representative Bradley H. Jones, Jr. on the Filing of Governor Romney’s Capital Gains Legislation
A bill allowing residents continued access to their homes via Longwood Road is signed into law by Gov. Mitt Romney.
Lynnfield would get an extra $100,600 in school aid next year under a budget plan approved by House lawmakers last week.
Grant for Smith Farm approved by House.