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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 [...]

Digest 1/4/2021

By | January 4th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape Members of the 192nd General Court, including 19 newly elected state representatives and senators, will take the oath of office Wednesday for the 2021-2022 session. Governor Charlie Baker will swear in a quorum [...]

Digest 12/21/20

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

 The Landscape After months of dysfunction and deadlock, Congressional leadership reached a deal late Sunday night on an almost $1 trillion economic relief package. The bill includes stimulus checks of as much as $600 per [...]

Digest 12/14/20

By | December 15th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape Members of the Electoral College will meet today at their respective state capitols to cast their votes for the next President of the United States. Massachusetts’ presidential electors meet this afternoon with Secretary [...]

12/7/20 Digest

By | December 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will host community activists and labor leaders at City Hall for a press conference this morning in opposition to proposed MBTA service cuts. Under the proposal, all ferry service, [...]

11/30/20 Digest

By | November 30th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

The Landscape Governor Baker’s request that students return to in-person instruction in January has been met with hesitation, even as participating school districts receive rapid COVID-19 test kits this week. The 15-minute antigen test produced [...]