What Is Representative Soter
Hard At Work On?
Representative Soter is hard at work creating solutions and securing funding for the 8th Worcester District. Mike is consistently working with town administrators, state officials, and private entities to address a wide range of issues, but focuses on one common goal, building stronger communities within his district.
BUILDING STRONGER COMMUNITIES:
Consistently being a presence within the district by attending events, honoring eagle scouts, sponsoring projects, and being accessible to every constituent.
Continue to advocate to fund line items and bills that include Chapter 70, regional school transportation, and special education circuit breaker. Support projects that encourage early education and expanding educational resources to those with young children.
Ensuring school and community safety by securing funding for resources and advocating for legislature that benefits the families of first responders and armed forces personnel. Assisting in securing grants and other opportunities that allow school districts to make security and safety improvements to facilities.
Represent our veterans and their families to ensure they are provided with the support and benefits they deserve. Supported legislature that proposes an expansion of the veteran’s status to National Guard and Reserves, increases housing options, and protects veterans hiring preferences.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOBS:
Advocate for economic policies that add jobs and employment opportunities in the district. Continue to be a proponent of public/private partnerships to encourage investments in local infrastructure projects and transportation improvements. Promote tax credits for small businesses that allow them to prosper within the community.
OLDER AGE CITIZENS:
Supporting those who laid the foundations for our communities and continue to contribute to the wellbeing of our communities. Assisting in ensuring funding for Senior Centers and regularly visiting these facilities to ensure accessibility.
Work with Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and other environmental organizations to work towards solving environmental issues within the 8th Worcester District.