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Office Hours for our New Senators and Representatives

SENATOR JO COMERFORD - HAMPSHIRE, FRANKLIN, WORCESTER

Contact information:  Jo.Comerford@masenate.gov; (617) 722-1532 (Statehouse), (413) 367-4656 (District - Elena Cohen, Elena.Cohen@masenate.gov, and Sam Hopper, Samantha.Hopper@masenate.gov); Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/senatorjocomerford/;  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jocomerfordma/;Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jo_Comerford

The People's Office Hours for Senator Comerford

Senator Comerford’s team seeks to be as accessible to constituents as possible in a district of 24 cities and towns in three counties. In addition to our availability to attend meetings and events, and to schedule individual meetings with constituents, District Director Elena Cohen and District Aide Sam Hopper will be holding regular office hours throughout the district. 

Office Hours:
1)South Hadley - with Rep. Carey's office
Wednesday, June 26, 11 am-2 pm, South Hadley Town Hall, 116 Main St, South Hadley  FB Event
Public Transit Options to People’s Office Hours: South Hadley Town Hall is accessible by bus: R29, X90

2) Northampton - with Rep. Sabadosa's office
Wednesday, July 10 @ 11 am-2 pm, Forbes Library, 20 West St, Northampton   FB Event
Public Transit Options: Forbes Library is accessible by bus: 39, 39E, R41, R42, B43, R44, B48, NE

3) Montague - with Rep. Blais' office
Monday, July 22 @ 9 am-12 pm, Montague Town Hall, 1 Avenue A, Turner's Falls  FB Event
Public Transit Options: Montague Town Hall is accessible by bus: 22, 23, 24, 32

REPRESENTATIVE NATALIE BLAIS - 1st FRANKLIN 

Contact information: Natalie.Blais@mahouse.gov;  617-722-2425 (Statehouse), 413-362-9453 (District - Lily Wallace, Lily.Wallace@mahouse.gov); Twitter.com/BlaisForMAFacebook.com/BlaisForMA; Instagram: BlaisForMA; Website: BlaisForMA.com

Office Hours:
Rep. Blais and/or her legislative aide will be avalible to meet with constituents at the following locations:

Every Monday, 1-6:30 pm - The Montague Office (in the Montague Town Hall), 1 Avenue A, Turners Falls
Every Thursday, 1-6 pm - The Chesterfield Office (in the Hilltown CDC), 387 Main Rd, Chesterfield

Both of these locations allow for confidential meetings and walk-ins are always welcome. To ensure the Representative’s attendance please email Natalie.Blais@MAHouse.gov to book an appointment.


REPRESENTATIVE DAN CAREY - 2nd HAMPSHIRE 

Contact information:  email: Daniel.Carey@mahouse.gov; 617-722-2425 (Statehouse), 413-529-4286 (District - Kelly.O'Reilly@mahouse.gov); www.facebook.com/rep.carey;
www.instagram.com/rep.careyhttps://malegislature.gov/Legislators/Profile/DRC1

Office Hours:

Monday, June 24, 12-1pm. Granby Senior Center
Wednesday, June 26 11-2, S Hadley Town Hall (with Senator Jo Comerford)
Friday, June 28, 11:30-12:30, Hadley Council on Aging (The Most Holy Redeemer Church Parish)
Monday July 1, 11:30-12:30, S Hadley Council on Aging
Friday, July 12, 10-11, Easthampton Council on Aging
Saturday, July 13, 10:30-12:30, Granby Public Library, (Conference Room) (with Rep Domb)
Friday, July 26, 11:30-12:30, Hadley Council on Aging, (The Most Holy Redeemer Church Parish)
Monday, July 29, 12-1, Granby Senior Center


REPRESENTATIVE MINDY DOMB - 3rd HAMPSHIRE

Contact information:  Email: Mindy.Domb@mahouse.gov; 617-722-2425 x7316 (Statehouse); 617-722-2425 x7317 (District - Katie O'Leary, Kaitlin.OLeary@mahouse.gov); website: www.mindydomb.com; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: all at @MindyForMA

Office Hours:

Date    Location                       Town              Time
6/28     Jones Library              Amherst           3-5 pm (Amherst Room)
7/6       Pelham Library           Pelham            10:30-12:30 (Community Room)
7/13     Granby Library           Granby            10:30-12:30 (with Rep Carey)
7/26     Jones Library              Amherst           3-5 pm (Amherst Room)  



REPRESENTATIVE LINDSAY SABADOSA - 1st HAMPSHIRE 

Contact information:  District office: 76 Gothic Street, Northampton; email: Lindsay.Sabadosa@mahouse.gov; 617-722-2425 x 6317 (Statehouse), 413-270-1166 (district - Laura Britton, Laura.Britton@mahouse.gov);  Facebook: https://wwwfacebook.com/LSabadosaMA/; Instagram: @sabadosama [https://www.instagram.com/sabadosama/?hl=en]; Twitter: @SabadosaMa [https://twitter.com/SabadosaMA]; Website: https://www.lindsaysabadosa.com/

Office Hours:

Montgomery Town Hall:
Thurs, May 30 at 10 am
Thurs, June 27 at 10 am


Addresses for New Senators and Representatives

Most of us in the region will now have a new State Senator and new State House Representatives. While not all of them have local office and contact information set yet, here is where to contact them at this time:

Jo Comerford, Hampshire, Franklin, Worcester State Senator-elect
Email: jo@jocomerford.org
Website
FB page
Twitter

Natalie Blais
, 1st Franklin State Representative-elect
Email: info@blaisforma.org
Website
FB page
Twitter
Instagram

Dan Carey
, 2nd Hampshire State Representative-elect
Email: careyforstaterep@gmail.com
Website
FB page

Mindy Domb, 3rd Hampshire State Representative-elect
Email: MindyForMA@gmail.com
Website
FB page
Twitter
Instagram:

Lindsay Sabadosa, 1st Hampshire State Representative-elect,
Email: info@lindsaysabadosa.com
Website
FB page
Twitter
Instagram


Local Groups

Below is a list of local groups and when they meet. All of their meetings are open to everyone. Please contact us if your group would like to be on this list.

Badass Activists of the Pioneer Valley: Every Sunday, 10:30-12 at Click Workspace in Northampton.

Indivisible Northampton: 1st and 3rd Monday, 7-8:45 at 25 Mountain Laurel Path, Florence, MA.

Climate Action Now: 4th Monday, 7-9, alternating between Amherst (Unitarian Meetinghouse on North Pleasant St. ) and Northampton (First Churches of Northampton, 129 Main Street, Northampton).

Western Mass. Medicare for All: 2nd Wednesday, 6:30-8, Northampton MA (contact for more info).

Pioneer Valley Citizens Climate Lobby: Contact them to find out about next meeting.

Western Mass Showing Up for Racial Justice: 1st Thursday and Saturday (alternating months), 6-9 on Th, 9-12 on Sat, Northampton Friends Meeting, 43 Center St.