Photo montage of Denise Garlick in action around district
Photo montage of Denise Garlick in action around district

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Below are the most recent issues of Representative Garlick’s newsletter, “Fresh Garlick.” If you would like to receive this electronic newsletter via email, please .

December 1st – Needham Older Adults Resource Fair

December 1st – Needham Older Adults Resource Fair

Save the date! On December 1st from 11 AM to 2 PM, Representative Denise Garlick will be sponsoring a resource fair for older adults in Needham at the Center at the Heights. There will be vendors from local organizations like BID-Needham, HomeWell Care Services, and Senior Safety, as well as our own Council on Aging. Refreshments will be...

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Garlick Press – Thursday, November 29, 2023

Garlick Press – Thursday, November 29, 2023

Thursday, November 9, 2023     District Updates     Needham Needham Youth & Family Services seeks nominations for the Patrick and Patricia Forde Good Person Memorial Award. The Forde Award recognizes a Needham adult who helps make the community a better place to live through their volunteer work. The recipient will be a...

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Garlick Press – Thursday, November 9, 2023

Garlick Press – Thursday, November 9, 2023

Thursday, November 9, 2023     District Updates     Needham The Housing Needham Advisory Group (HONE) will be hosting an interactive community workshop today, Thursday, November 9th from 7-9 pm. The workshop will be held both in-person at Powers Hall and virtually via Zoom. Attendees will learn about multi-family zoning,...

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Garlick Press – Thursday, November 2, 2023

Garlick Press – Thursday, November 2, 2023

Thursday, November 2, 2023     District Updates     Needham The Exchange Club is helping the New England Center for Homeless Veterans in downtown Boston and is asking for donations. The New England Center for Homeless Vets has asked for Large, Extra Large, and XXL underwear bottoms for men and all sizes of tops and bottoms for...

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Garlick Press – Thursday, October 26, 2023

Garlick Press – Thursday, October 26, 2023

Thursday, October 26, 2023     District Updates   Needham Needham Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday, October 28. From 10 am to 2 pm at the Needham Police Station, you can safely dispose of unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Needles, thermometers, inhalers, medical waste, or illegal drugs will not be...

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Garlick Press – Thursday, October 19, 2023

Garlick Press – Thursday, October 19, 2023

Thursday, October 19, 2023   Yesterday, I voted in the affirmative on An Act Modernizing Firearm Laws, a violence prevention bill that would update our gun safety laws. Here in Massachusetts, we have one of the strongest gun safety laws in the country and one of the lowest rates of death by gun violence. However, new technology and recent...

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H4135 – An Act Modernizing Firearm Laws

H4135 – An Act Modernizing Firearm Laws

Dear Friends and Neighbors,   Today, I voted in the affirmative on An Act Modernizing Firearm Laws, a violence prevention bill that would update our gun safety laws.  Here in Massachusetts, we have one of the strongest gun safety laws in the country and one of the lowest rates of death by gun violence. However, new technology and recent Supreme...

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Garlick Press – Thursday, October 12, 2023

Garlick Press – Thursday, October 12, 2023

Thursday, October 12, 2023   Statement on Violence in Israel I abhor the acts of terrorism by Hamas on the people of Israel. I stand with President Biden in our country’s support of Israel’s right to defend itself. My thoughts, words and actions also include the people of our country, Commonwealth, and District who are grieving and may also...

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Rep. Garlick Statement on Violence in Israel

Rep. Garlick Statement on Violence in Israel

"I abhor the acts of terrorism by Hamas on the people of Israel. I stand with President Biden in our country’s support of Israel’s right to defend itself. My thoughts, words and actions also include the people of our country, Commonwealth and District who are grieving and may also be traumatized in these perilous times." -Representative Denise C....

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Rep. Garlick Votes for Frances Perkins Workplace Equity Act

Rep. Garlick Votes for Frances Perkins Workplace Equity Act

Dear Friends and Neighbors, On Wednesday, I voted in the affirmative on the Frances Perkins Workplace Equity Act, which would address the gender and racial wage gaps by requiring employers with 25 or more employees to disclose a salary range when posting a position and protect an employee’s right to ask for salary ranges in the workplace....

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