We provide this press release issued by the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. Read Will’s comments on how the process unfolded here. For the full text of the bill as amended, click here —————————— FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2014 Senate Passes Fiscal Year 2015 Budget BOSTON— The Senate today passed the Commonwealth’s Fiscal Year […]
We got through the budget week! The Senate budget unfolded without too much drama along the lines I outlined in my pre-budget piece. Thanks to all for comments on that piece. A few highlights and notes about the process: Commenters (and others by phone and email) urged support for the Mass Cultural Council budget. We […]
I want to thank Senator William Brownsberger for his continued work on Senate Bill 633. This bill would help survivors of sexual abuse to get justice.
There will be a Free Justina (Pelletier) Rally at the State House on May 24th 2:00 to 4:00. The Pelletiers are expected to attend. The more in attendance, the better. Hope to see you there.
As an adult voter in Massachusetts, I urge you to ADD A WINERY DIRECT SHIPPING AMENDMENT to the Senate’s version of the budget which mirrors the House’s budget amendment. If passed, this will allow wine lovers like me to purchase a limited amount of wine directly from wineries licensed by our state to ship. The […]
In the coming week, the Senate will take up the budget for Fiscal 2015. We will vote on amendments proposed to the Senate Ways and Means draft budget and then send the budget to a conference committee to resolve differences with the House budget. This is a year where the major parameters of the budget […]