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Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Senator Joyce has been fighting for more than 10 years to protect disabled children by restricting the use of such treatments.
State House News Service
Monday, July 12, 2010
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JULY 12, 2010…..Senators preparing to debate shock therapy -- a practice that one senator has decried as “torture” and that a House chairman has said saved his nephew’s life – may have to wait, after ...
Sunday, July 4, 2010
Perhaps it is because we are entering what the Senator referred to in a conversation with Governor Patrick as the “silly season,” but our state senator Brian A. Joyce is everywhere. By “silly season” he is likely referring to th...
Milton Patch
Saturday, July 3, 2010
A bill that will bring three resort casinos to Massachusetts made its way through the Senate on Thursday night by a margin of 25-15. Among the pro-casino voters was Milton Senator Brian A. Joyce.   Joyce said he supports the casino...
Patriot Ledger
Thursday, July 1, 2010
CANTON - A top United Nations official has described as torture the shock treatments used by the Judge Rotenberg Center on some of its special needs students.   Manfred Nowak, the Austrian lawyer who is the U.N.’s special rap...
Boston Globe
Sunday, June 27, 2010
“There continues to be extraordinary reluctance to deal with very real issues impacting senior drivers who in disproportionate numbers do vote.’’ -Senator Joyce
Boston Herald
Sunday, June 27, 2010
On Tuesday, as Beacon Hill congratulated itself on legislation supposed to combat the epidemic of elderly driver accidents, an 89-year-old from Chelmsford, trying to exit a parking lot, instead plowed into a 72-year-old pedestrian who wound up draped a...
Wicked Local Braintree
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Braintree — Senator Brian A. Joyce has been awarded a legislative achievement award for his leadership on the 2009 ethics reform law, which strengthened current ethics, lobbying and campaign finance laws. The award was given at Common Cause Massa...
Canton Citizen
Thursday, June 3, 2010
The recent media reports alluding to a possible conflict of interest involving state Senator Brian Joyce and his Canton-based law practice are way off base, according to top officials in Easton, who consider the legislator to be a veritable hero for hi...
Canton Citizen
Thursday, May 20, 2010
In a gesture of goodwill to their fellow town officials, members of the School Committee last week unanimously agreed to give $205,000 in additional state aid back to the town to help replenish its free cash reserves in the wake of town meeting. <...
Milton Times
Thursday, May 20, 2010
“I’ve been working on this for over 15 years, going back to my days as a Milton park commissioner,” said Joyce.
Friday, May 14, 2010
I reached out to Senator Joyce after he joined my community on Twitter. Senator Joyce is serving his 7th term as a Senator from Massachusetts, representing the Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth district, which includes Avon, Braintree, Canton, East Bridgew...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The Standard Times editorialized in favor of Senator Joyce's parental leave bill, which ensures gender equality in Massachusetts parental leave laws.
Thursday, April 22, 2010
The state Senate has given unanimous support to a bill that was born from the inequities adoptive parents can face in the workplace. Combining proposals by Sens. Brian A. Joyce, D-Milton, and Mark C.W. Montigny, D-New Bedford, the bill ...
Wicked Local Stoughton
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
“My hope is that these investigations will shed light on what is happening behind the walls of the Judge Rotenberg Center."   -Senator Joyce