The Mass. House of Representatives passed transportation legislation focused on highways, small bridges and a municipal grant program. The bill authorizes $750 million for both federal-aid interstate and non-interstate highway projects, and $50 million for a new program to repair...
An Act to Modernize Municipal Finance and Government: Section by Section Summary (Ways & Means version)
Municipal Procurement 1 (1-3, 5, 6 8-11) – These sections amend the “horizontal” construction procurement statute, c. 30, §...
Parents and interested residents are encouraged to attend a community forum, “Behavioral Health & Suicide Prevention: What every parent needs to know.” The event is Tuesday, June 21 at the Duxbury Senior Center at 7p.m.
The expert panel will feature Dr....
House Passes Energy Legislation that Highlights Offshore Wind and Hydropower
(BOSTON) – Rep. Josh Cutler joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to pass energy legislation that seeks to protect the Commonwealth’s ratepayers and support...
State Rep. Josh Cutler, D-Duxbury, will host a Lyme disease prevention and treatment awareness forum at noon June 6 at the Pembroke Public Library, 142 Center St.
The event will offer community members the chance to learn about...
Rep. Josh Cutler joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House in passing legislation to improve veterans access to housing and protect veterans from discrimination.
Known as the Veterans HOME Act, the bill also establishes the Office of State Veterans’ Homes and...
The Massachusetts House of Representatives has passed its FY17 state budget, highlighting the House’s ongoing commitment to balancing fiscal prudence with targeted social service investments, a practice that has resulted in Massachusetts retaining its AA+ bond rating, the highest in...
House Passes Balanced FY17 Budget with Focus on Local Aid, Fiscal Responsibility
Prioritizes initiatives to benefit the Commonwealth’s children and most vulnerable residents
The Massachusetts House of Representatives has unanimously passed its FY17 budget which aims...
Thank you to Gov. Baker for supporting and signing the Opioid Prevention bill on Monday. A lot of work went into this legislation to tackle the opiate epidemic affecting our communities and the end result is a bipartisan effort we...
Just cast my vote in support of GMO labeling bill (H. 3242) as a member of the Joint Committee on Natural Resources, Environment & Agriculture. (We call it giving a "favorable report") It's one step in the legislative process but...
February 29, 2016
Chairman Brian S. Dempsey
House Ways & Means Committee
Chairwoman Karen E. Spilka
Senate Ways & Means Committee
RE: Chapter 70 Minimum Aid Increment
Dear Chairman Dempsey and Chairwoman Spilka,
We are writing to request an increase...
Rep. Cutler hosts tax credit forum at Senior Center
Reducing the impact of property taxes though a state tax credit for seniors was the topic of a forum hosted by Pembroke state Rep. Josh Cutler this past week.
The "Circuit Breaker”...
NET CHANGE IN FY17 CHAPTER 70 IF MINIMUM AID PER PUPIL IS INCREASED...
FY17 House 2 is $20 minimum per pupil. (First column of numbers). Different possible iterations follow at right. Only school districts that would see increase are listed...
Here is the presentation on Chapter 70 funding formula from the Whitman-Hanson School Committee meeting last night. Thanks to Melissa King from Department of Education for being my guest at the meeting last night to share her expertise with us....
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