In an effort to keep you up-to-date with the happenings on the campaign trail, we’ve created this weekly campaign wrap-up. Here’s what you may have missed:The week kicked off in Andover last Sunday as Scott spent the day at the Homes for Our Troops 5k.On Monday, which was World Autism Day, Scott delivered a $34,545 check to the Autism Consortium in Boston to uphold and expand the “People’s Pledge” to include issue ads. Scott’s donation was in response to issue ads run by the American Petroleum Institute run weeks earlier.
Scott made three stops across the Commonwealth this week to discuss the importance of implementing the Secure Communities Program in Massachusetts. Secure Communities is an information sharing system between state and federal officials that makes it easier for law enforcement to learn the immigration status of accused criminals. The Telegram & Gazette covered Brown’s stop in Worcester here.
While Scott was on road he stopped in at Stella’s diner in Milton.
On the same day Scott made a stop at Kuss Elementary School in Fall River, where he played basketball with Kuss students and Mayor Will Flanagan. The Fall River Herald News covered the event here.
On Wednesday, Scott started the day at the White House where his STOCK Act, to stop insider trading among lawmakers, was signed into law.
Flying back up to Massachusetts, Brown managed to squeeze in time for a walk with the family dogs, Koda & Snuggles, in Southie on Wednesday afternoon.
Scott also took the time to make phone calls with volunteers and MassVictory. A video can be seen here.
On Thursday, President Obama signed Scott’s JOBS Act, legalizing crowdfunding – a bill which allows individuals to make small investments in startup businesses.
Also on Thursday, Scott penned a guest op-ed in the Lowell Sun entitled “I Support Secure Communities.” You can read it here.
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