August 14, 2020

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield City Council is set against the state subsidizing a Biomass incinerator as part of a state climate bill, the legislature’s considering.

Ten city councilors agree with fellow councilor Jes...

August 12, 2020

SPRINGFIELD – City Councilor Jesse Lederman, Chairman of the City Council Committee on Sustainability and Environment, in conjunction with Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, announce that the City of Springfield will...

August 1, 2020

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SPRINGFIELD — The city’s building commission, in response to questions raised by city councilors, said this week that a long-delayed biomass energy project on Page Boulevard continues to have a valid permit.

“The permit still s...

July 28, 2020

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SPRINGFIELD — City Councilor Jesse Lederman has asked the Law Department for a legal opinion on how the city finalized a 20-year lease for a new police shooting range without council approval.

In a prepared statement Monday, L...

July 14, 2020

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield city officials are calling for free COVID-19 testing sites in the western Massachusetts region.

This comes days after Governor Charlie Baker announced eight free testing site...

July 13, 2020

Springfield City Councilor Jesse Lederman, Melvin Edwards, Adam Gomez, and Victor Davila will file a resolution urging the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to make additional free testing sites available in Springfield and Western Massachusetts as underway in the eastern...

July 11, 2020

At-Large Springfield City Councilor Jesse Lederman issues the following statement with regard to the Department of Justice Report on Patterns and Practices of the Springfield Police Department Narcotics Bureau, which was released on Wednesday following a multi-year inv...

July 7, 2020

At-Large Springfield City Councilor Jesse Lederman has joined the WaterNow Alliance, an association of over 400 local leaders and elected officials across the country working to identify and overcome barriers and provide tools and resources to build local support for p...

July 6, 2020

At-Large Springfield City Councilor Jesse Lederman has joined elected officials and community organizations from across the state in signing onto a letter in support of HD 5166/SD 2992 “An Act to Guarantee Housing Stability During the COID-19 Emergency & Recovery,” to...

June 30, 2020

At-Large Springfield City Councilor Jesse Lederman releases the following statement regarding the budget cut of $800,000 with regard to the administration’s efforts to lease a shooting range for use by the Springfield Police Department:

“Last night I joined with the maj...

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