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Legislature passes Emergency Pandemic Policy Extention

tate lawmakers on Tuesday night struck a deal and shipped Gov. Charlie Baker legislation to restore the lapsed authorization for remote public meetings, to-go cocktail sales and town meeting flexibilities, while leaving the future of other pandemic-era policy...

MA House unanimously passes $47.7B FY’22 Budget

House lawmakers unanimously passed a $47.716 billion budget in the early morning hours Thursday after adding tens of millions of dollars in spending over three days, largely to support investments that representatives said would guide the state in forging a pathway...

Nazzaro Center Turkey Giveaway

(L-R) Senator Boncore, Rep. Michlewitz, and the Nazzaro Center’s Steven Siciliano prepare to distribute Thanksgiving groceries to seniors. The BCYF Nazzaro Center, along with Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Senator Joe Boncore, held a turkey giveaway for seniors...

Affordable Rental Housing Extended at Mercantile Wharf

LIHC Investment Group and Belveron Partners have reached agreements with the Boston Housing Authority and MassHousing to extend 60 units of affordable rental housing at Mercantile Wharf, a historic property in Boston’s North End. Mercantile Wharf at the intersection...

Massachusetts House, Senate leaders agree on three-month interim budget

Massachusetts legislative leaders agreed on a budget -- for the next three months Members of the Senate and House Committees on Ways and Means announced Tuesday that they have agreed to a 16.5 billion three-month interim budget to fund the state through October. The...

Extended State House Session May Feature Budget, Bills In Conference

By Michael P. Norton, Sam Doran and Chris Van Buskirk | State House News Service July 26, 2020 Heading into what has traditionally been a crazed week of frenzied legislating, House leaders are also looking ahead to talks with their Senate counterparts about a rare...

Mass. House counters Senate with its own police reform bill

BOSTON — House Speaker Robert DeLeo and top Democrats plan to seek a vote Wednesday on police reform legislation that makes good on the promise leaders made to Black and Latino lawmakers following the death of George Floyd, proposing a new system to license cops and...

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