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Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ votes on roll calls from last week. There were no roll calls in the House last week. SUSPEND THE 24-CENTS-PER-GALLON GAS TAX UNTIL LABOR DAY The Senate, 11-29, rejected an amendment that would immediately suspend the state’s 24-cents-per-gallon gas tax until Sept. 5. The measure also requires that […]
Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes on roll calls from last week. $1.6 BILLION SPENDING PACKAGE The House, 156-0, approved and sent to the Senate a $1.6 billion supplemental budget that contains $700 million for COVID-19 related expenses, including $432 million for COVID testing, $72 million for treatments, $45 million for […]
Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes on roll calls from last week. SOLDIERS’ HOMES OVERSIGHT BILL The House, 156-1, approved and sent to the Senate a bill that would make major changes to the oversight and governance structure of the state’s veterans’ homes in Holyoke and Chelsea. The proposal follows the […]
Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ votes on roll calls from the week of Jan. 17-21. There were no roll calls in the Senate last week. $55 MILLION FOR COVID-19 The House, 159-0, approved and sent to the Senate a $55 million COVID-19 response bill. A key provision provides $30 million to increase the […]
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ votes on a roll call from the week of Jan. 25-29. There were no roll calls in the Senate last week. CLIMATE CHANGE The House, 144-14, and Senate, on a voice vote without a roll call, approved and sent to Gov. Charlie Baker a […]