The BU State House Program via the Lowell Sun reports on the juvenile justice reforms in the Senate Criminal Justice Reform Package.
The Lowell Sun via State House News Service reports that a compromise has been reached and the transgender public accommodations bill will be voted on today.
The Lowell Sun reports on the transgender bill to be debated on May 12th according to Senate President Stanley Rosenberg who said, “I am glad to hear the Joint Committee on the Judiciary plans to release the Senate and House Public Accommodations bills,” Rosenberg said. “The Senate has been prepared to debate this since November, and we will go forward as planned on May 12th with our debate. It is imperative that legislators get a bill to the Governor’s desk as quickly as possible to end discrimination under the law for all transgender individuals. I thank Senate Chair Will Brownsberger, Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz, and the other members of the committee for their leadership in moving this bill forward.”