The end of the formal legislative session is July 31st. This weekend (Saturday, July 30th & Sunday, July 31st), both the House and the Senate will be in what is called formal session. During these sessions, the Representatives and Senators will be voting to override the Governor’s budget vetoes and will also be working to pass legislation.
The current Two Year Legislative Session ends on July 31. This will allow state representatives and senators to focus on their districts and their reelection campaigns (legislators serve two-year terms at a time). The next two weeks are sure to involve a flurry of activity.
By the end of July, all current legislation will pass,...Read more →
From the Massachusetts Production Coalition:
FILM JOBS ADVOCACY UPDATE
Last night (July 14th) the Massachusetts Senate passed a broad Economic Development Bill which contains NO proposals to alter the Film & Television incentive program. As we alerted earlier in the week, there were very real concerns about efforts to dismantle the incentive program through debate of...Read more →
Advocacy Alert from the National Endowment for the Arts:
On Wednesday, the U.S. House began consideration of the bill that funds the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The last time the House passed...Read more →