The consensus revenue estimate underlying the budget appears slightly optimistic and is more uncertain than in some years.
Senator Will Brownsberger’s Office is partnering with the Charles River Watershed Association and other local groups for a Cleanup of the Charles River on Saturday, April 21 in Brighton and Watertown. If you didn’t get a chance to pre-register, you can still participate by coming to one of three drop-in sites on Saturday, April 21 from 9:00am […]
The House Ways and Means Committee has released its draft budget. The draft increases both General Government and Chapter 70 aid. If we are able to hold these increases on the Senate side, all of my communities will benefit.
Thank you for your careful attention to the “Three Strikes” legislation. Persons struggling with drug addictions need treatment, not incarceration. You correctly point out that we need to increase the funding for treatments, which, when successful, can reduce the chance ofBoeing sent back to prison? In addition, I highly recommend the book, The New Jim […]
Friday Night, April 13, 6 – 9 pm The Benton is open one Friday a month. Browse, borrow and use the computers. School Vacation Week, April 17, 18, 19 The Benton will be open on Tuesday, April 17 from 10 – 3 and on Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19 from 2 -7. The […]
The House and Senate are still conferencing their conflicting versions of a crime bill for this session. The Senate version of the bill included a number of positive elements that merit study.