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4/26/21 Digest

By | April 26th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape All eyes, ears and Zooms will be focused on Chairman Aaron Michlewitz as he leads the $47.65 billion dollar House Ways and Means fiscal year 2022 budget debate this week. In years past, [...]

4/12/21 Digest

By | April 12th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape All eyes will be on Senate President Karen Spilka Tuesday afternoon as she addresses the Government Affairs Forum of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. The annual address is an opportunity legislative leaders [...]

4/5/2021 Digest

By | April 6th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape It’s back to school — in April. Today marks the deadline for most of the state’s elementary schools to return to full-time in-person learning. Last month, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education [...]

3/29/21 Digest

By | March 30th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape Speaker Ron Mariano’s House is flexing some bold name muscle by bringing Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Bharat Ramamurti as the featured guest at Tuesday’s state House Committee on Federal Stimulus [...]

3/8/21 Digest

By | March 9th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape The United States Senate narrowly passed President Biden’s $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan” late Saturday night after a marathon, 25-hour session, 50-49 along party lines. Highlights of the bill include an economic stimulus [...]

2/22/21 Digest

By | February 22nd, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape More than 6,500 bills were filed by the 40 state Senators and 160 state Representatives for consideration by the bill filing deadline last Friday. With the benchmark behind them, the work of the [...]

2/8/2021 Digest

By | February 8th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape Former Pittsfield state Senator Ben Downing is running for Governor. The 39-year-old vice president of New Market Development for Nexamp launched his campaign this morning, saying he wants to build a fairer, stronger [...]

1/1/2021 Digest

By | February 2nd, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape The start of this legislative session continues to reflect an institution in a period of transition. Speaker Ron Mariano has delayed the House’s biennial debate on rules until July citing the impact of [...]

Digest 1/25/21

By | January 25th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape Senate President Karen Spilka is calling on the Baker Administration to provide increased information to an increasingly frustrated public on when, where and how they will get COVID-19 vaccines. Appearing on WCVB-TV’s “On [...]

1/11/21 Digest

By | January 11th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape Congressional Democrats are going to try to remove President Trump from office. Here’s what you need to know: The earliest action on impeachment could happen Tuesday in the House Rules Committee, which would [...]