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.

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Representative Lenny Mirra, Republican 2nd Essex

See Representative Mirra's committee assignments.

View Mr. Mirra's bio at Vote Smart.


Date   Item
April 2019 $80,000 of the $460,000 requested by Rep. Mirra was included in the House budget proposal which will go to Conference Committee along with the Senate budget proposal. Click here for the full list

Click here for a full list of budget amendments submitted by Rep. Mirra for local (not statewide) initiatives and the amounts approved for each along with an "at-a-glance" summary of the budget process.
2/18/2019 Rep. Mirra was named the ranking minority member for both the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses and the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Mirra has served on both committees since 2013.
1/30/2019 Rep. Mirra voted yes on three transparency amendments to H. 2019 that were struck down as rules governing the 191st General Court.
  1. The first amendment would have ensured reps have at least 72 hours to read a bill before they have to vote on it. It failed 55-103.
  2. The second amendment would have ensured reps have 30 minutes to read any amendment filed on the floor before having to vote on it. It was voted down 47 to 111.
  3. The third amendment would have required the publication of hearing testimony (for/against a bill) and any roll call vote taken in committee. It was voted down 49-109.