The following is a press release.
FRAMINGHAM – State Representative Jack Lewis, who represents Massachusetts’ Seventh Middlesex District, has endorsed Ed Markey in his bid for re-election to the United States Senate. The Seventh Middlesex District consists of Ashland and Framingham.
“Representative Lewis understands the issues affecting the lives of his constituents and he works tirelessly every day to ensure that every person’s voice is heard,” said Senator Markey.
“Representative Lewis knows that we have to create inclusive government policies so that our system works for every person in Massachusetts. He is a fierce advocate for climate change solutions, healthcare for all and creating educational opportunities. I am proud to have his endorsement,” said Sen. Markey.
“Senator Markey is widely known as the top environmental leader in the Senate, authoring the Green New Deal and fighting throughout his career for clean energy solutions,” said Representative Lewis.
“In addition to his record on climate change, Senator Markey has long been a champion on LGBTQ issues, healthcare and worker’s rights. His record is expansive and we are lucky to have his experience and leadership fighting for Massachusetts every single day,” said. Rep. Lewis.
Representative Lewis serves on the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities; Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure; Joint Committee on Public Health and Joint Committee on Public Service.
He also serves as a non-profit leader and area minister, and has spent years advocating for at-risk youth and families in the Seventh Middlesex District, which includes all of the Town of Ashland and one-third of the City of Framingham.
Senator Markey has served in the United States Senate for the last six years, and is widely regarded as the leading member of Congress on environmental issues. He has also led legislation in addressing the opioid epidemic, internet privacy concerns and the humanitarian crisis occurring at the southern border.