New England News
4:26 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Sen. Warren Opens Office In Downtown Springfield

U.S Senator Elizabeth Warren kept a campaign promise Tuesday by opening a western Massachusetts office.   WAMC”s Paul  Tuthill reports.

US Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks with Rebecca Townsend of Longmeadow at the opening of the senator's new western Massachusetts office in downtown Springfield
US Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks with Rebecca Townsend of Longmeadow at the opening of the senator's new western Massachusetts office in downtown Springfield
Credit WAMC

   Warren said she wanted to be closely tied to the people of western Massachusetts and locating an office in Springfield is a first step.  The office will be staffed by two full time employees

   Warren met privately in the office Tuesday with local elected officials and then greeted about hundred supporters who gathered in the lobby of the building at 1550 Main Street.  After a short speech, Warren shook hands and posed for pictures .