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Legislative Update with State Senator Jason Lewis - Online

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM) (EDT)
Event Details

Join members of the Melrose Chamber and the Malden Chamber for a Legislative Update with Massachusetts State Senator Jason Lewis. After hearing from Senator Lewis on what's happening on Beacon Hill there will be plenty of time for questions, answers and discussion around a number of business topics below. 

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COVID response

  • Small business tax relief
  • Recent initiatives from the Baker administration, such as the expansion of small biz grant program
  • Unemployment insurance extension

Updates from Beacon Hill

  • Fiscal Year 2021 state budget
  • Ongoing conference committees (final negotiations on bills passed by both the House and Senate), including health care, economic development and housing, policing accountability, transportation funding, and carbon emissions
  • Updates on the Economic Development and Transportation Bond bills passed this summer by the Legislature

Upcoming general election

  • Options for voting
  • Important dates for voters

About State Senator Jason Lewis: 

State Senator Jason Lewis proudly represents the people of the Fifth Middlesex District of Massachusetts, which includes the cities and towns of Malden, Melrose, Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, and parts of Winchester. He has been a leader in shaping public policy on a range of issues important to his district, region and the state, including education, healthcare, and economic opportunity for all. Senator Lewis was elected to the State Senate in 2014 following five years serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He serves as the Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Education, the Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, and the Assistant Vice Chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee. He is a member of the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses, the Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy and Senate Committee on Redistricting. He also co-founded and co-Chairs the legislature’s Prevention for Health Caucus. 

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Additional Information
Event Contact:
Lauren Grymek
Contact Organization:
Melrose Chamber of Commerce
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