The Special Commission on Agriculture in the Commonwealth in the 21st Century held a virtual hearing to discuss proposed legislation that will have significant impacts on agriculture in the Commonwealth and to hear testimony from sponsors of these bills.
The MA House of Representatives convened in a formal session and, in conjunction with the Senate, enacted a $56.2 billion FY24 budget bill (H.4040) which now moves to the desk of Governor Healey. Running Time: 72 minutes (608 captions embedded).
The MA Joint Committee on Health Care Financing held a public hearing on several bills related to MassHealth in the areas of child health and home care services.
The MA House convened in a formal session and passed a $353M supplemental FY23 budget bill that includes funding for food assistance and emergency shelter systems. The bill also authorizes $585M in bonds, including $400M for the MassWorks grant program.
Rep. Kate Lipper-Garabedian hosted a community conversation entitled "The Right to Privacy in a Digital Age," featuring US Sen. Ed Markey, and panelists Kade Crockford (ACLU), Sara Kloek (SIIA), Anna Lenhart (US Rep. Trahan) and Claus von Zastrow (ECS).