I just learned that a House committee stripped the expanded Bottle Bill from the Jobs Bill. This is after the Senate approved it and at least according to MASSPIRG ” 77% of the public, 208 cities and towns, Governor Patrick, and a majority of legislators” support an expanded Bottle Bill. I just called Robert […]
The conference report the economic development bill has been filed. It includes a number of mostly small dollar measures to stimulate business and innovation and to connect people with jobs. It does include a sales tax holiday, but does not include the bottle bill.
Last night, the conference committee on the health care cost control bill filed its report. Both branches are certain to approve the report later today.
The House and Senate both approved yesterday the energy bill compromise.
The Senate gave preliminary approval to the Daly Field bill today, including an amendment requiring an appraisal that should give some comfort to those concerned about the value received for the slice of field time that Simmons is able to reserve under the legislation.
The legislation received a favorable report from the State Administration Committee. It is currently pending in the Senate Ways and Means Committee. The legislation would enable Simmons College to partner with the Department of Conservation of Recreation to rehabilitate the existing Daly field complex in Brighton.