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9/21/20 Digest

September 21st, 2020|0 Comments

The Landscape The impact of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s passing reverberated through the weekend, from outside the Court and in Congress through the campaign trail at to the State House. With the Roe v. Wade in very real jeopardy, Massachusetts activists are renewing their push for the Legislature to pass the ROE Act to codify the right to abortion. The long-stalled bill would also improve access and end the complicated judicial bypass system [...]

9/14/20 Digest

The Landscape The majority of the Commonwealth’s schools are back in session today, whether it’s in person, distance or a hybrid model. The reopening comes after months of meetings, guidance from the Department of Elementary [...]

8/20/20 Digest

Programming Note: The Digest will be on vacation next week and will return to your inboxes on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 for a special post-primary edition SAVE THE DATE: Join us Thursday, September 17th at [...]

8/3/20 Digest

The Landscape With Congress failing to finish a pandemic relief package, state leaders who traditionally decamp from Beacon Hill each election year August remain on red alert for meaningful action on critical voter priorities. Six [...]

6/22/2020 COVID-19 Update

This Week’s Landscape A slightly more normal business week ahead Beacon Hill as the House debates a $1 billion supplemental budget on Wednesday and the Senate takes up expansive health care bills Thursday. The Speaker’s [...]

6/8/20 COVID-19 Update

The Landscape Week two of national unrest, peaceful marches and protests is prompting demands for action on systemic racism in every sector of government.   Today starts Phase Two of reopening. Non-essential retail businesses are [...]

6/1/20 COVID-19 Update

The Mood As protests engulf the nation and Boston, some turning violent, much of the focus early in the week will be on response and reaction. Attention will shift away from business re-openings, planned legislative [...]

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