Vineyard Wind Legislation Signed into Law

A CapeCodToday article written on July 31, 2019 shares the news that H.1771, An Act Authorizing the Town of Barnstable to Grant an Easement to Vineyard Wind, LLC, was signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker on July 31, 2019. H.1771 had bi-partisan support and passed unanimously in both chambers. With the passing and signing of this bill, Vineyard Wind will become the United States’ first large-scale offshore wind farm. Continue reading

State Rep. Will Crocker Surveys Storm Damage with Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

A CapeCod.com article written by Justin Saunders on July 24, 2019 details Lt. Governor Karyn Polito's visit to Cape Cod following the tornadoes. Lt. Governor Polito was accompanied by Rep. William Crocker during her tour of the storm damage.  Continue reading

State lawmakers advance Vineyard Wind project

A Barnstable Patriot article written on July 23, 2019 details the passage of H.1771, An Act authorizing the town of Barnstable to grant an easement to Vineyard Wind LLC. The bill, which was filed by Representative Will Crocker, was passed unanimously in both chambers of the Legislature and would allow for the town of Barnstable to grant a land easement to Vineyard Wind as part of a wind farm project off of Martha's Vineyard.  Continue reading

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Bipartisan Bill to Advance Vineyard Wind Project

A CapeCodToday article written on July 23, 2019 details the passage of H.1771, An Act authorizing the town of Barnstable to grant an easement to Vineyard Wind LLC. The bill, which was filed by Representative Will Crocker, was passed unanimously in both chambers of the Legislature.  Continue reading

Bill to provide better care for police dogs gains support on Beacon Hill

A WWLP 22 News story covered by Jodi Reed on July 18, 2019 discusses Nero's Bill and the bill's support on Beacon Hill. Continue reading

Nero's Bill: Mass. Proposal Would Let EMTs Treat Injured Police Dogs

An Associated Press article written on July 18, 2019 discusses Nero's bill, which would allow for the treatment and transportation of police K9s injured in the line of duty. The bill was filed by Rep. Will Crocker. Continue reading

Nero's Bill would allow police K-9s injured on job to be treated by EMS

A State House News Service article written by Katie Lannan on July 18, 2019 shares details of the hearing on Nero's bill filed by Rep. Will Crocker that was held at the State House this past Thursday. Continue reading

Stand Behind Nero

A 1420 WBSM news story covered by Phil Paleologos on July 18th, 2019 shares details of Nero's bill filed by Rep. Will Crocker. Continue reading

Sgt. Sean Gannon’s family cites Nero in call for revamped police K9 law

A State House News Service article written by Katie Lannan on July 18, 2019 shares details of the hearing on Nero's bill that was held at the State House this past Thursday. Continue reading

Fallen Yarmouth sergeant's family fights for K-9 treatment bill

A Boston 25 News story covered by Robert Goulston discusses efforts by the Gannon family and Representative Will Crocker to try and change state law to allow for the treatment and transportation of police K9s injured in the line of duty. Continue reading