Only one week to go before the session ends. See the post for details, including links to past newsletters from April and May (at the bottom of the post.)
An extra-large number of Senate Bills coming over to the House this session. See the post for details, including links to past newsletters from March and April (at the bottom of the post.)
The 2018 session has started, with House action on retained bills and committee work on the bills submitted last fall. Representative McGuire promises more regular updates in the coming months.
Representative Carol McGuire apologizes for neglecting her newsletter due to some personal issues this spring. Instead, she has prepared a summary of the 2017 session. She expects to write it in three parts: the bills she sponsored, the work of her standing committee, and a review of the house sessions since the previous post. See the link for a review of Rep. McGuire’s bills for 2017.
Executive Departments and Administration (ED&A) heard a number of bills on Wednesday, February 1st. A short session of the full House was held on Thursday, with a number of debates. The highlight of the day was a bill to adopt Atlantic Time (with no clock change for Daylight Savings Time), if Massachusetts does the same.
Some early activity on the committee for House Executive Departments and Administration.
A brief summer update, including a summary of the problem with the State Pension system funding.
The House met for the last time on its regular business.
With no House session this week, several bills were worked on in the Executive Departments and Administration committee. An older newsletter has been linked at the bottom of the article.
A summary of committee review for Senate bills plus following House Bills through the Senate. At the bottom, there are links to the previous two newsletters.