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Representative Jeffrey Sánchez has served as Massachusetts State Representative for the 15th Suffolk District since 2003.
In February 2009, he was appointed the House Chairman of the Joint Committee on Public Health. His work is centered on finding the nexus of Public Health and Health reform particularly for underserved communities by improving quality and access through systemic reforms. Jeffrey currently serves on the Commonwealth’s Health Disparities Council, the National Conference of State Legislatures Health Reform and Medicaid Task Force, the MA Health Policy Forum and as Treasurer of the National Board of Hispanic Caucus Chairs.

He served as Co-Chairman on the House/Senate Conference Committee resolving the "Act Relative to Pharmacy Practice in The Commonwealth” which establishes the regulatory framework for the Compounding Pharmacy industry. This legislation won unanimous passage within the House of Representatives and Senate in 2014, and was signed into law by Governor Patrick in July 2014. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Legal Education from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, a Masters of Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and is a current fellow at the Center for Public Health Leadership at the Harvard University School of Public Health.

Latest News

Gov. Patrick signs Rep. Sanchez Compounding Pharmacy bill to law

“This legislation clearly defines the practice of compounding and ensures that any pharmacy in the business of compounding will be held to the same standards, while focusing on accountability, transparency, and patient safety.” said Representative Sanchez.

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House, Senate Pass Comprehensive Legislation to Improve Oversight, Licensing and Quality Standards for Compounding Pharmacies

I am proud to have worked with my colleagues in the Legislature to pass final legislation that will increase oversight, improve quality and safety standards, and establish rigorous transparency and accountability practices for pharmacies engaged in the compounding of sterile … Continue reading

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Summer Job Opportunity

Hope line registration is now open! Boston residents with a valid social security number between the ages of 15 to 18 are eligible to register for a summer job at: www.BostonYouthFund.org from 9:00 am on Thursday, June 12 through 11:59 … Continue reading

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My thoughts on the upcoming gun violence legislation

Public Safety Committee Testimony on An Act Relative to the Reduction of Gun Violence

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Arborway Advisory Committee Meeting, June 10 at 7pm at the Hunnewell Building 125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130

I will host a meeting on Tuesday to discuss ways to increase the safety of all users on the Arborway. This group has been meeting for over 5 years and has worked to connect the Department of Conservation and Recreation, … Continue reading

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Proud to cosponsor legislation that aims to reduce gun violence in Massachusetts

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Substance Abuse Forum, April 26 2pm at the Anna Mae Cole Center

Please join the Boston Public Health Commission, Representative Jeffrey Sanchez and the Bromley Health Collaborative for a substance abuse recovery health fair in your neighborhood. Learn about: • Substance abuse providers in Boston and how to access services • Overdose … Continue reading

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Dudley Promise Corps

The Dudley Promise Corps (DPC)—a one year full-time AmeriCorps program co-founded by BPE and the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative— is now accepting applications for the 2014-15 program year (Cohort 2). DPC members mentor and support early elementary students at neighborhood … Continue reading

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Tax Credit Opportunity through ABCD

Are YOU Eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit? Are YOU a senior eligible for the Circuit Breaker Tax Credit? ABCD tax preparation helps families save thousands The Boston EITC campaign is underway across the city. Launched in collaboration with … Continue reading

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Melvin’s Mission Six Week Day Program

Melvin’s Mission, a support service for women survivors of homicide, is hosting a 6 week day program for women who have lost someone to violence. If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact the founder of Melvin’s … Continue reading

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