• Legislation

    CLASSICS Act, Pre-1972 Copyright Fix, Introduced in Congress

    by  • July 24, 2017 • Legislation, News

    Press release by Artist Rights Watch, July 20, 2017:

    @repjerrynadler: Reps. Nadler, @DarrellIssa Pre-1972 Copyright Fix with Introduction of CLASSICS Act

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) of the House Judiciary Subcommittee for Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet introduced bipartisan legislation to close a...

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    Governor Baker Returns Budget to the Legislature

    by  • July 17, 2017 • Legislation, News

    This afternoon, July 17, 2017, Governor Baker announced his signing of House Bill 3800, the budget for FY2018.

    To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives,

    Pursuant to Section 5 of Article 63 of the Amendments to the Constitution, we are today signing House Bill 3800, “An Act Making Appropriations for the Fiscal Year...

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    Conference Committee Budget is Out

    by  • July 7, 2017 • Legislation, News

    This morning, the Conference Committee released its budget which will be voted on this afternoon by the Massachusetts House and Senate. Lawmakers can not change this budget or add amendments to it. They can vote  yes, no, or abstain from voting on it.

    To view the Conference Committee budget and see what amendments made it...

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