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Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 @ 2:41PM

Early retirement incentive for state workers signed by governor

Governor Baker signed the early retirement incentive program bill into law on May 4, 2015. It allows up to 5,000 state employers to apply for early retirement, including incentives that add a combined five years to either the age or creditable service component of the pension formula. It is projected that the…

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 @ 2:25PM

Earned sick time law effective July 1, 2015

Maura Healey, Massachusetts Attorney General, released draft regulations relative to the earned sick time law that voters passed by citizens’ petition last November. See information about the new law and a schedule of the AG’s listening tour here: http://www.mass.gov/ago/doing-business-in-massachusetts/labor-laws-and-public-construction/earned-sick-time/ A listening tour stop is scheduled for Cape Cod on Friday,…

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 @ 2:11PM

Invitation to RSAT tour at the BCCF

Our Sheriff, Jim Cummings, and Special Sheriff, Jeff Perry, have arranged a tour of the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program and Re-Entry Coordination Program at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility (BCCF). This event is open to the public, but by reservation only. RSAT is available to inmates who are…

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 @ 11:20AM

Rep. Hunt announces support for National Guard “Thank You” initiative

REPRESENTATIVE HUNT ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR NATIONAL GUARD “THANK YOU” INITIATIVE  SANDWICH – State Representative Randy Hunt (R-Sandwich) announced that he will be collecting grocery gift cards for our National Guard personnel who have worked tirelessly to support our cities and towns with labor and machinery to clear literally tons of snow. Working…

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 @ 2:38PM

MassDOT releases draft revegetation plan for denuded Route 6 median

Review MassDOT’s plans for revegetating the Route 6 median that was clear cut last year. These plans are being coordinated with the Cape Cod Commission and both agencies are looking for feedback. You can send me your comments and I will forward them to working group: randy.hunt@mahouse.gov Click the link…

Monday, January 26th, 2015 @ 2:34PM

Governor Baker declares weather emergency and issues statewide travel ban

Click the links below to see the emergency declaration and travel ban. Declaration of Emergency 20150126 Travel Ban 20150127

Monday, January 26th, 2015 @ 1:01PM

Regional shelter information for winter storm Juno

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 2015-01-002 January 26, 2015 For Immediate Release Regional shelter opening moved up to 6:30 p.m. Monday BARNSTABLE (MA) January 26, 2015 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 10 a.m. Monday to finalize plans for…

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 @ 3:25PM

Christmas & holiday card drive for military service members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2014 CONTACT: Susann Koelsch, Legislative Aide / 508-888-2158 REPRESENTATIVE HUNT ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAY CARD DRIVE FOR MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS SANDWICH – State Representative Randy Hunt (R-Sandwich) announced that he will be collecting Christmas and Holiday cards for our military troops serving overseas. Working in conjunction with Cape…

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 @ 8:58AM

Thank You

Thank you to everyone who helped out on this campaign. This was a real team effort. I could not do this politician thing without the full support of my wife, Mary, who is always there taking on the extra work that frees me up to focus on constituents, the legislature, and…

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 @ 11:13AM

Vote “Yes” on Question 1: An Accountant’s Perspective on the Gas Tax

The November 2014 ballot in Massachusetts contains four questions that were brought by citizens’ petition. Question 1 would repeal the automatic increase of the gasoline/diesel excise tax based on inflation. Background In 2013, legislators passed a 3-cent per gallon increase in the excise tax to raise funds for bridge and…

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 @ 9:00PM

Rep. Randy Hunt stands up for his constituents: New radio spot

Standing up for his constituents is easy for Randy Hunt. In his profession as a certified public accountant, he constantly stands up for his clients, so it’s natural to take that skill with him as state representative. When neighbors facing the installation of a high pressure gas main were left…

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 @ 11:16AM

New radio spot highlights Rep. Hunt’s work on alcohol and drug addiction

Representative Randy Hunt has worked diligently on the issue of alcohol and drug addiction, passing two bills in the most recent legislative session that promise to change the focus of spending towards education, prevention and treatment and away from incarceration for nonviolent offenses committed by people with substance addictions. Of…

Monday, October 20th, 2014 @ 8:55AM

Randy Hunt releases two new radio spots

Why are Cape Codders supporting Randy Hunt for re-election? Listen to our two new spots to find out. Supporters gathered last week en masse at the Bee-Hive Tavern in East Sandwich to enjoy great company, conversation and a mission. The “Record A Radio Ad Fundraiser” had a dual purpose: 1)…

Friday, August 29th, 2014 @ 10:53AM

Rep. Hunt to appear on U.S. District Court panel discussing substance addiction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / Contact: Representative Randy Hunt (508) 833-4868 August 29, 2014 Rep. Hunt to appear on U.S. District Court panel discussing substance addiction Sandwich, MA – Representative Randy Hunt (R-Sandwich) will participate in a panel discussion at the John Joseph Moakley United States Federal Courthouse next Thursday, September…

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 @ 9:13PM

Pics from our Texas BBQ / Trap Shoot