We should all be wearing improvised cloth masks when we go out in public places, to reduce our risk of catching COVID and our risk of transmitting COVID.
Press release from Senate President Spilka’s Office: (BOSTON – 04/02/2020) Today, the House and Senate passed a bill to provide necessary relief to municipalities, taxpayers, restaurants, and state authorities impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and State of Emergency declaration. The bipartisan legislation extends the state income tax filing deadline for residents; addresses disruptions in municipal […]
Press release from Senate President Spilka’s Office: (BOSTON – 04/02/2020) The Massachusetts State Senate on Thursday passed legislation that will provide additional Unemployment Insurance (UI) relief to low-income families, non-profit institutions and employers. An Act Providing Additional Support to Those Affected by the Novel Coronavirus Through the Unemployment Insurance System builds on UI legislation passed […]
Senator Brownsberger is featured in a Commonwealth Magazine article on the utility of wearing face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Enacted on March 27, the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act establishes three new relief resources for small business owners, administered by the US Small Business Administration (SBA).
The Senate Ways and Means Committee has released its first bill to address housing stability during the COVID-19 emergency. The Senate plans to act on this soon.