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....
Rep. Josh Cutler joined his colleagues in the Mass. House of Representatives to pass a bi-partisan substance addiction legislation that creates a new standard to evaluate and treat patients who present in emergency rooms with an apparent overdose.
The bill also...
This summary is provided to answer some frequently asked questions about Chapter 70 state aid. It is based on information from the Mass. Department of Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and...
Capture all the beauty of our district with this 2016 wall calendar! All photography by Rep. Josh...
Rep. Cutler Holiday Party
Rep. Josh Cutler is hosting his annual Ho-Ho-Holiday Party on Thursday, December 10 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Old Hitching Post in Hanson.
The event will include live music, a buffet dinner and plenty of...
Student art on display at State House
Hanging near the famed Lincoln portrait and revolutionary era artifacts at the Massachusetts State House...
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