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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

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…

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 @ 4:00PM

Governor signs gun violence bill

It’s a pretty good bet that “An Act Relative to the Reduction of Gun Violence” will do nothing to reduce gun violence. We’re worse off today in Massachusetts relative to gun violence than we were in 1998 when the last major sweeping gun legislation was passed. See an excellent article…

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 @ 8:29PM

Illegal immigration: Do states have a role to play?

The Federal Role Section 8 of Article I of the U.S. Constitution declares that Congress has the power to establish a uniform rule of naturalization. It is one of the so-called enumerated powers, specific and exclusive to Congress. That being the case, the states cannot create their own laws relative…

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…

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 @ 11:17AM

Rep. Hunt discusses governor’s immigration plan on Fox 25 Boston

See my interview with VB about the governor making plans and commitments with zero input from local, state or federal elected officials. http://www.myfoxboston.com/clip/10411827/state-rep-randy-hunt-discusses-unaccompanied-minors

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 @ 6:16PM

Open letter to Governor Deval Patrick regarding disparaging comments made about the select board and residents of Bourne

Dear Governor Patrick: I am State Representative Randy Hunt. I feel an introduction is necessary because of your comment made on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in response to a question from Fox Boston reporter, Sharman Sachetti, who read a portion of a communication I authored stating that the Commonwealth of…

Saturday, July 19th, 2014 @ 9:48AM

Detaining illegal immigrants on Cape Cod is a bad idea

The first communication I got from Governor Deval Patrick’s office was Friday morning, July 18, 2014, to let me know that the governor would be holding a press conference to announce his plea to the Obama administration to send illegal immigrant minors to Massachusetts. Situation Evolving On Tuesday, July 15th,…

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…

Friday, July 18th, 2014 @ 10:49AM

Governor Patrick’s FAQs regarding his plan to shelter illegal immigrants

Massachusetts Governor Patrick held a press conference this morning to explain how the state is planning to assist the Federal government in dealing with the immigration crisis, particularly as it relates to unaccompanied minors, who are crossing the border in South Texas in large numbers. The governor distributed two frequently…