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11/23/20 Digest

By | November 23rd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will meet Tuesday to discuss, among other topics, the CDC’s removal of guidance pushing for schools to reopen. Last week, Education Commissioner Jeff Riley announced more [...]

11/16/2020 Digest

By | November 16th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape On the heels of the House budget debate which resulted in, among other things, members of the House testing positive for COVID, the state Senate will meet in a formal session on Tuesday [...]

11/9/20 Digest

By | November 9th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape An unprecedented number of women will head to Beacon Hill in January for the start of the next legislative session. Sixty-two women, including 50 Representatives and 12 Senators, will in total make up [...]

11/2/20 Digest

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

The Landscape  It all ends tomorrow. But will we know how? There’s a good chance we won’t. Thankfully, here in Massachusetts, Election Day should be a bit more stable. All 200 Massachusetts legislative seats are [...]

Digest 10/26/20

By | October 26th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape With 8 days until the election is over, many elected officials are focusing on get-out-the-vote efforts in state and federal elections rather than outstanding legislative work on Beacon Hill. Across the country, early [...]

10/19/20 Digest

By | October 19th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape Frustration with the lack of action on Beacon Hill is growing. Since the end of July, advocates have called for action on racial justice, eviction moratorium and housing rights, and driver’s licenses for [...]

10/5/20 Digest

By | October 5th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape With 29 days to the election and the leader of the free world being treated for a virus that has killed over 1 million people around the globe, debate over the stimulus is [...]

9/28/20 Digest

By | October 1st, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape There’s a fever pitch from advocates across the state for Beacon Hill legislators and Governor Baker to get more done. COVID-19 truncated this year’s legislative cycle but, with a promise from both chamber [...]

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 [...]