Xiarhos advocates for use of federal funds for Cape Cod infrastructure projects

Xiarhos advocates for use of federal funds for Cape Cod infrastructure projects November 23, 2021 BOSTON – State Representative Steve Xiarhos (R – 5th Barnstable) sent a letter to state and federal officials on Tuesday, asking for cooperation to make sure Cape Cod receives its fair share of federal spending to support infrastructure needs. “As a State Representative, I see it as my job to make sure I advocate for the 5th Barnstable District and its residents to receive as much benefit as possible following the passage of federal spending bills,” Xiarhos said. “The question of whether this [...]

Xiarhos advocates for use of federal funds for Cape Cod infrastructure projects2021-11-23T15:50:11-05:00

Please check out my August 2021 Newsletter

August 2021 Newsletter September 1, 2021 One of my most important jobs as your State Representative is to keep in contact with you. I want you to know what I am doing on your behalf and what is happening on Beacon Hill that might effect the 5th Barnstable District. Part of my constituent communication program is the distribution of a monthly newsletter. Please click below to read the latest edition for August 2021. As you will read, August was another busy month! Thank you for your continued support. - Steve X Click Here to Read Our [...]

Please check out my August 2021 Newsletter2021-09-01T10:28:08-04:00

Celebrating 100 Days in Office

Celebrating 100 Days in Office April 16, 2021 Dear Friend, It’s hard to believe, but today marks a very important milestone. It has now been 100 days since I was sworn into office to serve as your State Representative. I have worked hard each and every day to represent the 5th Barnstable District with integrity and to deliver results you can be proud of. I’ve worked hard to communicate with you and listen whenever you have a question or concern. I’ve had the honor of participating in some of the initial legislative sessions held this [...]

Celebrating 100 Days in Office2021-04-16T10:50:11-04:00

Rep. Xiarhos Releases Spring 2021 Legislative Agenda

Rep. Xiarhos Releases Spring 2021 Legislative Agenda March 8, 2021 BOSTON – State Representative Steve Xiarhos (R – West Barnstable) has only been in office for a few weeks, but he is already busy working on a bold legislative agenda on behalf of his 5th Barnstable District constituents. “After almost a year dealing with the pandemic and its effects, people are looking to Beacon Hill for leadership and help getting Massachusetts schools and businesses back on-track,” said Xiarhos. “As a legislator, my focus is to do all I can to help people get back to a sense of [...]

Rep. Xiarhos Releases Spring 2021 Legislative Agenda2021-03-08T13:04:21-05:00

Rep. Xiarhos Refiles “Nero’s Bill”

Rep. Xiarhos Refiles “Nero’s Bill” February 4, 2021 BOSTON – State Representative Steven Xiarhos (R- West Barnstable) has refiled legislation that would allow police canines who have been injured in the line of duty to be treated and transported by emergency medical services (EMS) providers. The bill, HD.326 An Act Providing for the Care and Transportation of Police Dogs Injured in the Line of Duty, otherwise known as “Nero’s Bill”, was filed in response to the April 2018 shooting of Yarmouth Police Sergeant Sean Gannon and his canine companion officer, Nero. The legislation was originally filed by former [...]

Rep. Xiarhos Refiles “Nero’s Bill”2021-02-04T15:38:23-05:00

Xiarhos Urges Federal Officials to Build New Cape Cod Canal Bridges – Without Tolls or Gas Tax Hikes

Xiarhos Urges Federal Officials to Build New Cape Cod Canal Bridges – Without Tolls or Gas Tax Hikes January 22, 2021 BOURNE -- State Representative Steve Xiarhos (R-West Barnstable) issued a call today for federal transportation officials to make good on their commitment to rebuild the Bourne and Sagamore bridges – without increasing the gas tax or imposing tolls on drivers. “I appreciate the commitment the federal government has shown to rebuild our aging bridges, but my job is to protect the interests of the people of the 5th Barnstable District, and that is exactly what I intend [...]

Xiarhos Urges Federal Officials to Build New Cape Cod Canal Bridges – Without Tolls or Gas Tax Hikes2021-01-22T11:57:45-05:00

Statement of Steve Xiarhos upon this inauguration of President Biden

Statement of Steve Xiarhos upon the inauguration of President Biden January 20, 2021 Today, for the 46th time in our nation’s history, America inaugurates a new President. The election is over. The people have spoken. America decided. Joseph Biden was chosen. And at noon today, he will become our nation’s new leader according to our Constitution. Our nation’s president, traditionally regarded as the leader of the free world, is an important symbol of democracy and the freedoms we enjoy as Americans. From the earliest days of our founding, we have conceived of intrinsic rights to life, liberty, and [...]

Statement of Steve Xiarhos upon this inauguration of President Biden2021-01-20T11:42:21-05:00

Xiarhos urges Governor Baker to veto the “police reform bill”

Xiarhos Urges Governor Baker to Veto the "Police Reform Bill" December 9, 2020 Steve Xiarhos has sent the following letter to Governor Baker urging him to veto S.2963, the "Police Reform Bill": =============================== December 9, 2020 His Excellency Charles D. Baker Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts The State House, Room 360 Boston, MA 02133 Dear Governor Baker: I am writing to encourage you to veto Senate Bill 2963, the so-called Police Reform Bill. I served as a Massachusetts police officer for four decades, retiring from the position of Deputy Chief of Police in the Town of Yarmouth [...]

Xiarhos urges Governor Baker to veto the “police reform bill”2020-12-09T12:04:07-05:00

STATEMENT OF REPRESENTATIVE-ELECT STEVE XIARHOS REGARDING PASSAGE OF THE POLICE REFORM BILL

STATEMENT OF REPRESENTATIVE-ELECT STEVE XIARHOS REGARDING PASSAGE OF THE POLICE REFORM BILL December 2, 2020 WEST BARNSTABLE - State Representative-elect Steve Xiarhos (R – 5th Barnstable) issued the following statement today regarding the Legislature's passage of S. 2963 (commonly referred to as the Police Reform Bill): "I am disappointed by the Legislature's passage of the police reform bill yesterday. After months of mostly-private deliberations, the final bill was voted on hastily and without debate and contemplation befitting its significance. And, while I share the belief that certain reforms are needed, I oppose this particular bill as a whole. [...]

STATEMENT OF REPRESENTATIVE-ELECT STEVE XIARHOS REGARDING PASSAGE OF THE POLICE REFORM BILL2020-12-05T08:39:33-05:00