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Friday, December 22nd, 2017 @ 4:29PM

The Giants of Sandwich

For your viewing pleasure, Representative Randy Hunt and his wife, Mary, produced a map (below) pinpointing the location of all 66 Sandwich Giants and one particularly well-appointed home referred to as “The Griswold Bonus Stop.” The map includes a suggested route; the legend is in a sequence that will take…

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 @ 1:37PM

PRESS RELEASE: ’17 Brought Perfect Voting Record for Rep. Hunt

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2017 CONTACT: Matt Liber, 617-722-2396     Rep. Hunt Posts Perfect Voting Score in 2017 Cast votes on all 305 roll calls held in first half of 2017-2018 legislative session; lifetime voting attendance record increases to 99.71%     BOSTON – State Representative Randy…

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 @ 2:36PM

The Enterprise: “Perpetual Problem-Solver: Representative Randy Hunt Keeps Cape Front And Center”

Last week, Enterprise Newspapers’ Steve Withrow stopped by Rep. Hunt’s State House office to interview him for a day-in-the-life feature. The resulting article was included in both The Mashpee Enterprise and The Sandwich Enterprise. The discussion touched on the Representative’s top priorities, which include improving the Commonwealth’s mental health and substance use-related policies;…

Thursday, September 14th, 2017 @ 4:59PM

Press Release: Rep. Hunt Shares Information on Equifax Hacking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2017 Contact: Matt Liber, 617-722-2396 Rep. Hunt Shares Information on Equifax Hacking BOSTON – The scope of the data breach at Equifax combined with the character of the data stolen amounts to an unprecedented cyber theft affecting 143 million Americans, an estimate provided by the…

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 @ 4:57PM

Changes to Recreational Marijuana Law Okay’d

On Friday, Governor Baker signed into law a bill altering the state’s marijuana laws approved by voters last November, capping a nearly eight-month debate that has consumed the Legislature. The measure signed into law, H.3818, An Act to ensure safe access to marijuana, was a compromise crafted by a conference…

Friday, July 7th, 2017 @ 1:49PM

The Cord-Cutting Workshops: Articles, Resources, and Video

On June 27, Rep. Hunt hosted two workshops at Cape Cod Community College educating consumers on how to save money by exploring lower-cost alternatives to cable or satellite TV through cord-cutting. The workshops stemmed from his efforts to bring residential high-speed internet competition to Cape Cod through a partnership between…

Thursday, June 15th, 2017 @ 4:24PM

Listen: Randy on the Chris Boyd Show 6/10/17

This past Saturday, I joined my good friend Chris Boyd on his financial talk show, Something More with Chris Boyd. We discussed a good number of hot-button issues, including the Safe Communities Act, my “Nip Bill” (H.3528, An Act promoting the proper disposal of miniatures), and the Tax Fairness Commission….

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 @ 5:44PM

UPDATED: Press Release: Bill Combatting “Nip Litter” Set for June 13 Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 7, 2017 CONTACT Matt Liber 617-722-2396 State Rep. Hunt Bill Combatting “Nip Litter” Set for June 13 Hearing BOSTON – One of state Representative Randy Hunt’s (R-Sandwich) most popular bills, H.3528, An Act promoting the proper disposal of miniatures, has received a hearing date of Tuesday,…

Thursday, April 27th, 2017 @ 4:03PM

Cape Cod Times: “High-speed internet push gains traction, hits speed bump”

The front page of today’s Cape Cod Times included the following piece by their very own Geoff Spillane: “State Rep. Randy Hunt, R-Sandwich, is leading a charge on Beacon Hill to bring fast and competitive residential internet service to the Cape and islands, but he hit a speed bump on…

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 @ 12:51PM

A message from Representative Hunt outlining his plan to provide an alternative to Comcast’s residential internet service on Cape Cod:

April 18, 2017 The State House, Boston Good Afternoon,”If something isn’t working, try something new. If it works, do more of it. If it doesn’t, try something else.” Let’s try to do something new. Over the years, one of the aspects of life on Cape Cod that has frustrated me…

Monday, April 10th, 2017 @ 7:12PM

The enemy of my enemy

Chemical weapons cross a red line that was drawn in 1925 by the Geneva Protocol and reinforced by the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) of 1997. Syria’s Bashar al-Assad sent a letter to the UN secretary general on September 12, 2013 confirming a legislative decree to immediately accede to the CWC….

Monday, March 27th, 2017 @ 2:47PM

A Message From Rep. Hunt re: Eversource Electric’s Rate Increase Proposal

  March 27, 2017 The State House, Boston   Hello, As you may be aware, this past January, Eversource submitted a proposal to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) that, if approved, would allow the company to increase their revenues by $95.9 million. According to Eversource, “[their] request addresses…

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 @ 3:13PM

Press Release: Rep. Randy Hunt Assigned to Committees for 2017-18 Legislative Session

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2017 Contact: Matt Liber, 617-722-2396   Rep. Randy Hunt Assigned to Committees for 2017-18 Legislative Session   Boston – The skies were not all that broke and illuminated Massachusetts with warmth and clarity last week. Legislators’ plans for the 190th General Court were given greater…

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 @ 10:13AM

Cape Cod Times’ Political Notes: My Shift Away From Facebook

Last week, the Cape Cod Times’ Geoff Spillane featured my public shift from Facebook in the Times’ Political Notes page: “President Donald Trump has embraced Twitter as a tool for communicating with Americans, but state Rep. Randy Hunt, R-Sandwich, is abandoning a popular social media platform for political conversation altogether….

Friday, January 27th, 2017 @ 2:04PM

Are some MA legislators hypocritical on pay raise vote?

Background Seemingly out of the blue, a hearing was hastily called a couple of weeks ago to weigh the merits of a December 2014 commission report on elected officials’ salaries. That hearing, which did not feature the text of a pay raise bill, was followed by the release of House…