• FREE Creative Placemaking Workshop Series

    by  • May 11, 2017

    What is creative placemaking? Who does it? Who does it benefit? When is it appropriate? Where does it occur? How can creative placemaking be used as a tool for public safety or neighborhood revitalization? What is the interplay between creative placemaking and gentrification?

    If these questions interest you, attend one of three upcoming creative placemaking workshops!

    Creative placemaking projects...

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    Update on the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

    by  • May 5, 2017

    Yesterday the U.S. House passed  their bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA),  to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It passed  by a very close vote (217 to 213).

    The legislation now heads to the U.S. Senate.  If this legislation passes as it is now written, it will have a very negative impact...

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    Your Advocacy Helped! H.R. 1695 Passes House!

    by  • April 27, 2017

    Thanks to all for making your voices heard!

    House Overwhelmingly Passes Bipartisan Legislation on Selection Process for Copyright Register

    Washington, D.C. — The House of Representatives today approved by a vote of 378-48 the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act (H.R. 1695).  This bipartisan bill – introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob...

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    Update on MCC funding & tourism funding in House Budget

    by  • April 25, 2017

    The House FY18 Budget debate has now ended.

    The remaining two amendments/line items MALC is following were grouped into the category: Labor and Economic Development and were bundled/voted on in-Consolidated  “I”*

    Representative Cory Atkins filed the following amendments for the tourism and the Massachusetts Cultural Council:

    Amendment #6  for line item 0640-0300 for the Massachusetts Cultural Council...

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