Local Government and Politics

Crighton praises civics education legislation

BOSTON — State Sen. Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn) praised civic engagement legislation passed Thursday by the Senate as a way to engage children “…in the stewardship of our democracy.” Senators worked 18 months to craft the measure An Act to Promote and Enhance Civic Engagement, Crighton said. The legislation enacts a hands-on approach to fostering civic…

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