Senator Nick Collins

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So far Senator Nick Collins has created 27 blog entries.

Legislators Pushing Plan for a Library in the South Boston Waterfront

By |November 27th, 2017|Front Page News, News|

The Seaport just might get a library after all By Tim Logan and Jon Chesto GLOBE STAFF  NOVEMBER 26, 2017 The Seaport just might get a library after all. After pushing, with little apparent success, to get a public library included in plans to develop 12.5 remaining acres of the booming district, State Representative Nick Collins tucked [...]

Rep. Collins working to move Track 61 Red Line train tests

By |November 21st, 2017|Front Page News, News, Uncategorized|

TALKING POINTS Trouble on the tracks DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF/FILE Some saw the MBTA’s plan to revive Track 61 as a way to eventually convert it for passenger service, a long-discussed goal. By Jon Chesto GLOBE STAFF  NOVEMBER 17, 2017 Rarely has a railroad spur garnered so much attention. But we’re talking about Track 61, the last [...]

Boston Globe: State rep. wants a library branch in the Seaport

By |November 21st, 2017|Front Page News, News|

State rep. wants a library branch in the Seaport  By Katheleen Conti  GLOBE STAFF  SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 Three theaters proposed for the last large undeveloped portion of the Seaport are a nice idea, but one of them should instead be a public library branch, says state Representative Nick Collins. Collins, a Democrat who represents South Boston and [...]

Rep Collins welcomes Tuscan Kitchen Seaport to South Boston Waterfront

By |November 21st, 2017|Front Page News, News|

Rep. Collins at Tuscan Kitchen Seaport opening with owner Joe Faro and City Councilor-Elect Edward Flynn Rep. Collins was happy to attend the opening of yet another great addition to the South Boston Waterfront. Read about the opening event here: http://www.caughtinsouthie.com/eat-drink/welcome-neighborhood-tuscan-kitchen/

Rep. Collins Calls for Transparency in MCCA Additions

By |August 3rd, 2017|News, News Article|

This article originally appeard in the Boston Globe on Wednesday August 2, 2017. By Jon Chesto.   Get ready for Convention Center Expansion 2.0. The state’s convention hall operator took its first official step Wednesday to revisit the expansion of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center by issuing a request for proposals to design a master plan [...]

Securing High Quality Early Education

By |July 26th, 2017|News|

This article by Kathleen McKiernan originally appeared Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in the Boston Herald : Advocates push for school funding hike Dozens of lawmakers, teacher union leaders and parents yesterday pushed for the state Legislature to boost state education funding to help cash-strapped school districts and backed Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s proposals to expand universal [...]

Rep. Collins Leads Charge in the House for Economic Opportunity for Persons with Disabilities

By |May 8th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

BOSTON– In an effort to mitigate the staggering rate of unemployment for adults with disabilities in the Commonwealth, the Massachusetts House of Representatives, under the leadership and sponsorship of State Representative Nick Collins inserted language into its version of the state’s FY’18 budget that will require state sub-contractors to employ at least 10 percent individuals [...]