Senator Nick Collins

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So far Senator Nick Collins has created 27 blog entries.

COLLINS PRESIDES OVER SENATE SESSION

By |November 5th, 2018|Front Page News, News|

Signs supplemental budget, civics education bill, and adjourns in memory of victims in Pittsburgh   BOSTON- State Senator Nick Collins brought the Senate to order this week, gaveling in and presiding over a session that included the passage of  major statewide policy legislation, including a civics education bill, a supplemental spending plan with an emphasis [...]

My First 100 Days in the State Senate

By |August 31st, 2018|Front Page News, News, Uncategorized|

I want to take this opportunity to share with you the important work we were able to accomplish for South Boston, Dorchester, Mattapan and Hyde Park this year in the Legislature. I am proud to have been elected to serve you in my new role as State Senator, and will continue to fight for what [...]

SENATOR COLLINS SUPPORTS CLEAN ENERGY BILL

By |June 26th, 2018|Front Page News, News Article|

Votes to Secure Fair Access to Solar for Communities with Health Disparities BOSTON- Recently, State Senator Nick Collins and the Massachusetts State Senate passed An Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future. The legislation sets short and long term goals for renewable energy standards, greenhouse gas emission reductions, job creation in the green-energy economy, and real [...]

Senator Collins Secures Funds for Boston Courthouses, Libraries, Fire & Police Stations

By |June 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

BOSTON- Thursday, State Senator Nick Collins joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts State Senate to finalize a long term investment bond bill geared towards public facilities. The infrastructure bill reflects a commitment to investing in important public facilities across the Commonwealth. Senator Collins successfully advocated for nearly $60 million in investments to the South Boston, Dorchester, [...]

Senator Collins Allocates Funds for UMass Boston Nursing Program

By |June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Workforce Diversity Investments Included in Major Life Sciences Bond Bill BOSTON – On Thursday, Senator Nick Collins joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts State Senate to pass a bill that extends state investments in the life sciences and biotechnology industry in Massachusetts, catalyzing thousands of jobs across the state. The legislation includes a provision to [...]

Collins Files Legislation for Minority Contractors

By |April 26th, 2018|Front Page News, News|

State representative files legislation for minority contractors Collins continues the work he started with Forry towards equity in development projects Bay State Banner, Karen Morales | 4/25/2018, 1 p.m. State Rep. Nick Collins has filed an amendment to the House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means budget proposal that would require all state agencies [...]

Dorchester Reporter Endorses Nick Collins for State Senate

By |April 20th, 2018|Front Page News, News|

This editorial originally appeared in the Dorchester Reporter on April 19th, 2018: Over her 14 years as a candidate for state offices, this newspaper never endorsed former State Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry in this space for one simple reason: She’s my wife. An endorsement would have been awkward and wildly inappropriate, and we went to great pains [...]

City Council President Andrea Campbell Endorses Nick Collins for Senate

By |April 12th, 2018|Front Page News, News|

City’s first African-American female council president cites Collins’ record on equality, housing, transportation BOSTON, Mass., April 10, 2018 – City Council President Andrea Campbell has endorsed Nick Collins in the race for senator of the First Suffolk District. “Nick Collins has a firm grasp on the needs of our district, our city and our state,” said [...]

Ward 15 Democratic Committee Endorses Nick Collins for State Senate

By |April 3rd, 2018|Front Page News, News|

First Democratic ward committee to endorse in the race cited Collins’ record on equality, housing, transportation BOSTON, Mass., April 3, 2018 – The Ward 15 Democratic Committee, which represents several neighborhoods in Dorchester, has endorsed Nick Collins in the race for state senator for the First Suffolk District. “Rep. Nick Collins has worked competently and harmoniously [...]

Suffolk County Sheriff Tompkins Endorses Nick Collins for State Senate

By |March 20th, 2018|Front Page News, News|

BOSTON, Mass., March 20, 2018 – Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins has endorsed state Rep. Nick Collins in the race for the First Suffolk District senate seat. "For the past eight years, while serving as the State Representative of the 4th Suffolk District, Nick Collins has been passionately committed to providing his constituents with access to [...]