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9/21/20 Digest

By | September 21st, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

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 [...]

9/14/20 Digest

By | September 14th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

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

By | August 20th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

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

By | August 3rd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

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

By | July 2nd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

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

By | June 8th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

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

By | June 8th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

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 [...]

5/29/20 COVID-19 Update

By | June 8th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Testimony deadline on emergency paid sick time bill is today at 5 p.m. Fiscal watchdog group warns economic recovery could take five years $50 billion childcare stabilization bill filed in Congress to save the industry [...]

5/28/20 COVID-19 Update

By | May 28th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Identity theft scheme targets state unemployment benefits Massachusetts college presidents release four-phase plan for fall reopening, lack confidence about needed testing Massachusetts state Senate swears in two new Senators today Payroll Protection Program sees slowdown; [...]

5/27/20 COVID-19 Update

By | May 27th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Education chief working to have schools open this fall amid daunting issues Local health departments worried as they brace for reopening calls amid frequently changing guidelines and inadequate resources After two successful elections, vote-by-mail bills [...]