Funds coming to the Steamship Authority from the Federal Transit Authority have been put on an accelerated timetable thanks to efforts by U.S. Rep. William Keating, D-Bourne. As SSA general manager Bob Davis told the ferry line board Tuesday, a relationship with the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (FTA) has helped the SSA garner annual transportation funding and special CARES Act funding this year. This year the annual funding amounted to $2.4 million. The CARES Act funding came to $9.8 million.Read more
Washington, DC – Congressman Bill Keating (D-MA) has reintroduced the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, legislation to educate and train a new generation of American offshore wind workers.
"At a moment in our history when we are at a true crossroads with climate change and the need for clean energy, we are proud in Southeastern Massachusetts to be developing one of the first off-shore wind energy sites in the country. The jobs created here will coexist with our traditional economy, benefit new industries, and improve many communities while protecting our environment in a responsible way," said Keating.
We are in the midst of a global climate crisis. Global sea levels are rising, our oceans are becoming more acidic, temperatures around the world are wildly fluctuating, and glaciers and ice sheets in the arctic are disappearing.Read more
Losing my partner Faye to Alzheimer’s Disease three years ago was the most difficult experience of my life. However, through many years of caring for her and advocating for Alzheimer’s research and care, I have been inspired by so many caregivers, survivors, medical personnel, and people living with Alzheimer’s. There is an entire community working to change policy to improve care of people with Alzheimer’s and to access private and government funding for much-needed research.
Here in the Ninth Congressional District, this community is lucky to have the type of leadership that Congressman Bill Keating provides for us in D.C.Read more