Massachusetts State Representative - 34th Middlesex District

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2012

"Diversity Champions: Carl Sciortino, Putting LGBT rights on equal footing"
"Somerville Reps Seek 'Mandatory Mediation' in Foreclosure Process"
"Medford representatives work to pass economic development, jobs bill"
"Boston MPO approves funding for Route 16 GLX stop"
"Homeless advocate rips shelter time limit plan"
"Resolution to end unaccompanied youth homelessness"
"MassEquality Icons Awards nets $125K, Boston Leaders Attend Event"
"Residents Express Anger, Offer Solutions to MBTA Officials"
"Keeping in step with the GLX"
"Dozens of lawmakers meet with MBTA head amid talks on fares, services"
"Women's Bar Association honors, hears Medford legislators"
"Committee approves Eldridge's energy efficiency bill"
"New Somerville charter school debate echoes concerns in 1996"
"Rep. Carl Sciortino: MBTA route elimination is 'unacceptable'"
"State gives film subsidies rave reviews"

2011

"Somerville Council on Aging's Annual Christmas Party celebrated on the water"
"Patrick signs act to protect transgender people"
"Sen. Jehlen, Rep. Sciortino on Weekend Red Line Shutdown"
"Medford receives $500,000 grant for Hormel Stadium improvements"
"City's legislators speak against HAZMAT trucks in Somerville"
"Rep. Carl Sciortino testifies in support of green jobs creation"
"Somerville legislators, law enforcement fight human trafficking"
"Health insurance budget bill divides labor unions, City officials, State legislators"
"Medford state delegation worried over funding for 2011"
"MAPC seeks community input on Green Line extension"

2010

"Sciortino wins re-election to 34th Middlesex District house seat"
"Clean Water Action, Sierra Club endorse Sciortino for state representative"
"Rep. Sciortino endorsed by education organizations"
"House Passes Autism Insurance Legislation"
"Key measures passed in Mass."
"No dice on casino plans"
"Somerville Housing Authority to transform unused land into affordable senior housing"
"Rep. Sciortino Speaks Out on Green Line Extension"
"Rep. Sciortino Attend National Education Conference"
"Rep. Sciortino Named 'Legislator of the Year'"
"U.S. Supreme Court upholds Medford Rep. Carl Sciortino's bill"
"Representative Sciortino holds "coffee house" office hours"
"Somerville legislators: Not accessible? Then it's not public"
"Medford legislators help bring transparency to government"
"Rep. Sciortino to Hold Office Hours"
"Somerville leads on student mobility"
"Education reform should help, not punish"
"Medford Rep. Carl Sciortino passes Education Reform amendments"
"Green Line DEIR Public Comment Letter"
"Medford, Somerville officials urge Route 16 stop for Green Line"

2009

"Striving for budget transparency"
"Medford will receive $178,968 to rehire firefighters"
"Medford Rep. Carl Sciortino attends 'Green Schools' D.C. summit"
"Medford getting state grant for Green Line study"
"MCAS debate tackled in new film"
"Somerville Rep and School Committee member to host documentary screening"
"Medford legislators lead opposition to MBTA fare hikes, service cuts"
"Lawmakers blast T fare hike proposal"
"Another front for fairness"
"Antibias law sought for transgender people"
"Mass. supporters of same-sex marriage decry Calif. decision"
"Medford reps. lead House action to prevent homelessness"
"Swell of support in Medford for T plan"
"House budget would make steep trims"
"MBTA cuts must be stopped"
"Somerville State Representative supports transgender anti-discrimination law"
"Medford Rep. Carl Sciortino creates transit rider's advocate"
"EOT says Green Line project for Medford is on track"
"GOP blasts Dems; Sciortino responds: We need reform and revenue"
"Carl appears on Greater Somerville with Joe Lynch"
"Sciortino appointed to House Transportation Committee"
"Somerville delegation helps pass rules reform in the House"
"Sciortino appointed to leadership post"
"More than half the legislature signs on to trans rights bill"
"As funding cuts take toll, AIDS lobby day brings huge crowd to State House"
"Boston City Council supports passage of trans rights bill"
"RMV now allows for gender change on licenses, state ID cards"
"'Lot of excitement' as Healey students discuss inauguration"
"Emotions run high as folks watch the inauguration in Davis Square"

2008

"Medford Legislators: Extend Green Line to Route 16"
"Sciortino sticks to it; campaign breaks 24-year drought"
"Sciortino wins on stickers"
"Trane conceeds, Sciortino celebrates victory on stickers"
"Endorsement"
"Rep race: Now it's up to the voters"
"Endorsement"
"Why I'm the best candidate for state rep"
"Somerville's green legislators get high marks from Massachusetts League of Environmental Voters"
"Sciortino trumps Trane on fundraising, local donors"
"Ballot shortfall heats up a ho-hum race"
"Momentum builds for Sciortino campaign"
"The Big Lie"
"Running for his (political) life: Rough-and-tumble city politics color Sciortino campaign"
"Sciortino proud of Buffer Zone Bill"
"Endorsement"
"Door-to-Door with Carl Sciortino"
"Serving the People"
"34th Middlesex District: Sciortino: Confident of sticker campaign win "
"Sciortino wins SEIU, AFL-CIO local endorsements. "
"Sciortino wins key environmental endorsements "
"National Organization for Women Political Action Committee backs Sciortino"
"Steps forward for Somerville"
"New law makes possible planned waterfront park in Assembly Square "
"Sciortino campaign launches web site, releases mailing to raise awareness of write-in campaign"
"Sciortino ramps up sticker campaign"
"State delegation secures funding for local projects"
"Sciortino wins pro-choice, GLBT endorsements"
"Medford Reps Secure Money for Transportation Projects"
"Foss Park scores"
"Governor campaigns for Sciortino"
"Guv love for Sciortino"
"Governor Patrick supports Carl Sciortino in September 16 primary"
"Progressive Dems endorse Sciortino for re-election"
"Sciortino secures $1.7 million for traffic improvements"
"Even with more riders, advocates say MBTA fare hikes to come -- unless state acts"
"State boost for SCM more than keeping it afloat - now it can expand"
"Letter: Sciortino Working for Medford"
"Letter: Celebrate Lambert, Sciortino this Public Service Recognition Week"
"Sciortino delivers $100,000 for SCM Transportation among budget wins"
"House Gives Initial Approval to Pro-Equality Amendments"
"Pole tax: Sciortino wants utilities to pay property taxes on lines, boxes"
"Patrick backs bill to protect rights of transgendered"
"The View From Prospect Hill"
"Students, teachers demand MCAS reform to reduce state dropout rates"
"Coming soon to a door near you"

2007

"Feds Reject State Transpo Plan"
"Massachusetts Acting to Extend Abortion Buffer "
"State agency will evict Winter Hill Yacht Club if it doesn't pay up its rent"
"Study: T fares could rise sharply without state help"
"Mayor: 'The city never said, hey build a jail here.'"
"A message in the test: Some say MCAS pushes kids out of school "
"Rep. Sciortino: MCAS not working"
"Lawmakers urged to end MCAS rule for high schoolers"
"Bar groups endorse transgender rights"
"Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones"
"Protecting transgendered Massachusetts: Lobby wants laws against discrimination "
"Lawmakers try to ease weight of MCAS"
"Will MCAS drop out of Bay State schools?"
"Support Aired For 'Pay As You Drive' Auto Insurance Bill"
"Sciortino hosts MCAS reform panel"
"'The System Is Flawed': Pols Push To Change MCAS Graduation Rules"

2006

"Residents Get The Scoop On Universal Health Care Law"
"Board OKs Higher MCAS Exam Standards: State Changes Scoring Despite Dropout Concerns"
"Sciortino Passes First Bill, Helps Construction On New VNA"
"Sciortino: Proud Of Wage Hike"
"Sciortino Concerned About Sheriff's Proposal For New Jail"
"State Takes Measures to X-Out Hep C"
"Romney Backs Away From Strategy to Disband Gay Youth Commission"
"Rent Money"
"State To Address Climate Change"
"Dad Fights So Others Can Work Within The System"
"Life At Home with State Rep. Carl Sciortino"
"Sciortino Pushes for More Money for Hepatitis C Testing"
"Local Legislators Support Health Care Bill"
"Romney Signs Health Care Bill Into Law"
"Share and Share Your Cars Alike"
" Panel Votes To Raise Age To Drive: Compromise Eyed As Debate Heats Up"
"Marzilli, Sciortino Push Minimum Wage Bill"
"Green Line has Public Seeing Red"

2005

"Legislators Eye Upcoming Issues for 2006"
"The Charming Carl Sciortino: The Gays Love Him, and So Does Marie Parente"
"Sciortino makes maiden speech on House floor; Secures Green Line funds"

2004

"New Man In House Has Family Agenda"
"A twisted message"
"Somerville legislator mounts write-in run"
"The View From Prospect Hill"
"Toomey, Sciortino win"