MA Legislature Passes Bill to Provide Immediate Relief to Municipalities During the COVID-19 Crisis

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 […]

Senate Passes Bill to Improve Access and Efficacy of Unemployment Insurance

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 […]