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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,…

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…

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…

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…

Monday, August 25th, 2014 @ 6:00AM

Rep. Randy Hunt announces cultural grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25, 2014 CONTACT: Susann Koelsch – (508) 888-2158 – Susann.Koelsch@mahouse.gov NEW STATE GRANTS BENEFIT CULTURAL COMMUNITY Representative Randy Hunt announces state grants totaling over $60,000 will go to nonprofit cultural organizations and schools in the 5th Barnstable District Sandwich, MA — Representative Randy Hunt today announced that the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) has awarded…

Friday, August 15th, 2014 @ 2:00PM

Rep. Randy Hunt: Second term accomplishments

1)      100% voting record – Someone said that 80% of success is showing up. I’m not sure I’d hang my hat on that simplification of what it takes to be successful, but I do believe that being there for committee hearings and legislative votes is an important means to engage…

Monday, August 4th, 2014 @ 9:00AM

Join email lists for updates on joint committee activities

In an effort to improve communications and transparency, I am creating email notification lists for constituents who are interested in the activities of any or all of my three joint committees. I will post advance notices of hearings and track activities of key bills moving through the committee process. Complete the…

Friday, July 18th, 2014 @ 3:17PM

Bottle bill compromise voted out of committee

The Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy released a new bill (H4317 – An Act Relative to Solid Waste Management and Recycling) this week which incorporates a number of the recommendations of the subcommittee that I work on along with three of my colleagues. Here is the summary: JOINT COMMITTEE…

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 @ 1:35PM

Minimum wage law will pass today: Here’s why I will vote for it

Argument against a minimum wage I have often argued that the minimum wage tends to repress pay for people at the bottom of the totem pole. I would argue that, in my representative district on Cape Cod, practically no one would be working for $8 an hour if not for…

Monday, May 26th, 2014 @ 12:17AM

Troops in the Spotlight 2014

The tenth annual Troops in the Spotlight was held from noon May 25 to noon May 26, 2014. A fundraiser for Cape Cod Cares for the Troops, the size of the event has grown consistently over the years. Honored groups included Cape Cod’s fallen soldiers and their Gold Star Families;…