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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Joint Committee on Ways and Means

Date Time Topic Location Status Bills
3/4/2019 11:00 AM Administration and Finance, Constitutional Officers, Inspector General, EOTSS Gardner Auditorium Rescheduled
3/5/2019 11:00 AM Administration and Finance, Constitutional Officers, Inspector General, EOTSS Gardner Auditorium Completed
3/11/2019 11:00 AM Health and Human Services I Needham Town Hall Completed
3/15/2019 10:00 AM Public Safety Hanover Theatre Conservatory and Event Center Completed
3/18/2019 11:00 AM Education and Local Aid Bristol Community College Completed
3/19/2019 11:00 AM Environment and Energy/Transportation Springfield Technical Community College Completed
3/26/2019 10:00 AM Health and Human Services II Arlington Town Hall Completed
3/29/2019 11:00 AM Economic Development/ Housing/Labor Roxbury Community College Completed
4/2/2019 11:00 AM Public Hearing Gardner Auditorium Completed
12/4/2019 10:00 AM Fiscal Year 2021 Revenue Consensus Hearing (SWM -- HWM -- A&F) Gardner Auditorium Completed
2/11/2020 11:00 AM Administration and Finance, Constitutional Officers, Inspector General, EOTSS Gardner Auditorium Completed
2/24/2020 11:00 AM State Auditor and Treasurer Economic Development/ Housing/Labor Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation Dept. of Business Development Dept. of Housing and Community Development Executive of Labor and Workorce Development Department of Labor Board of Library Commissioners Mass. Cultural Council Commission on the Status of Women Cannibis Control Commission Roxbury Community College Completed
2/28/2020 10:30 AM Health and Human Services II Dept. of Transitional Assistance, Health Policy Commission, Mass. Rehab Commission Mass. Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Mass Commission for the Blind Office of Refugees Soldiers Homes Duxbury Senior Center Completed
3/2/2020 11:00 AM Environment and Energy, Transportation EOEEA Dept. of Agriculture Dept. of Conservation and Recreation Dept. of Environmental Protection Dept. of Energy Resources Dept. of Public Utilities Dept. of Fish and Game Mass. Dept. of Transportation Mass. Aeronautics Commission Registry of Motor Vehicles Berkshire Community College Completed
3/6/2020 10:00 AM Education and Local Aid Malden Senior Center Auditorium Completed
3/9/2020 11:00 AM Health and Human Services I Executive Office of Health and Human Services Office of Medicaid Dept. of Public Health Dept. of Mental Health Dept. of Children and Families Dept. of Developmental Services Center for Health Information and Analysis Elder Affairs Veterans Affairs Dept. of Youth Services Powers Hall/Needham Town Hall Completed
3/16/2020 11:00 AM Public Safety Executive Office of Public Safety District Attorneys Sheriffs Judiciary Ethics Office of Campaign Finance Committee for Public Counsel Services Mass. Legal Assistance Corporation Mass. Commission Against Discrimination Victim and Witness Assistance Disabled Persons Protection Commission East Brookfield Elementary School Canceled
3/24/2020 11:00 AM FISCAL YEAR 2021 BUDGET HEARING -- General Public Hearing Gardner Auditorium Canceled
10/7/2020 10:00 AM Economic Roundtable Virtual Hearing A-2 Completed
10/21/2020 12:00 PM Joint Ways and Means Virtual Budget Hearing on Governor's Revised FY 2021 Budget. In addition to testimony provided by invited Administration participants, we are also welcoming the submittal of public testimony. Therefore, please send your testimony either as an attached PDF or in the body of an email to Blake Webber at or Jeremy Spittle at no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, October 26th. Please make sure to include FY 2021 Joint Ways and Means Testimony in the subject line. We also request you provide the committee with your name, organization, and phone number. Virtual Hearing Completed