The Legislative Watch Team updates members of Indivisible-RISE, local political action groups and engaged citizens on the words, actions and votes of our 1st and 2nd Essex District Legislators.
Senator Diana DiZoglio, Democrat 1st Essex
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View Ms. DiZoglio's bio at Vote Smart.
|May 2019||$740,000 of the $756,000 requested by Sen. DiZoglio for local (not statewide) initiatives was included in the Senate budget proposal which will go to Conference Committee along with the House budget proposal.
Click here for a full list of budget amendments submitted by Sen. DiZoglio and the amounts approved for each along with an "at-a-glance" summary of the budget process.
|3/20/2019||Senator DiZoglio has taken the lead on addressing the problems of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) by pulling other legislators, municipal officials, environmental groups and key stakeholders together to focus efforts on this issue. DiZoglio has filed S457 to establish a task force comprised of the various stakeholders to explore all facets of this critical situation and make recommendations to the General Court. She has also filed S458 to establish a reliable and uniform prenotification system to alert communities along the Merrimack River to potential swimming, boating and household water hazards.|
|2/18/2019||Senator DiZoglio has been named Senate chairwoman of the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Business.|
|1/31/2019||The Senate approved its biennial rules package which enhances diversity and addresses harassment. The Senate agreed to amendments from first-term Senator Diana DiZoglio whose amendment prohibits the Senate from utilizing non-disclosure agreements.|