eNews & Updates – February 3rd

| February 3, 2015
Commonwealth Conversations – State Senators to Host Public Forums:
Massachusetts senators have scheduled forums around the state and outside of their own districts to gather input and viewpoints from constituents.  This event will also include visits to local businesses and Minority Leader Bruce Tarr and Rosenberg have agreed to attend each of the sessions.  “The first event will feature forums in Sen. Benjamin Downing’s district and Sen. Donald Humason’s district, as well as visits to local businesses. Sen. Eric Lesser, a freshman Democrat from Longmeadow, will be heading up the first session”. 

Future forums will be led by:

  1. Senator Benjamin Downing, Senator Donald Humanson & Senator Eric Lesser – Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin & Hampden – Feb 4th
  2. Senator Daniel Wolfe – Cape Cod – Feb 9th
  3. Senator Harriette Chandler – Worcester – Feb 11th
  4. Senator Kenneth Donnelly – North Shore – Feb 23rd
  5. Senator John Keenan – South Shore – Feb 25th
  6. Senator Jamie Eldridge – Metrowest – March 2nd
  7. Senator William Brownsberger – Boston – March 4th
  8. Sen Michael Rodrigues (Westport) – South Coast – March 11th

We encourage MassAHU members to try and attend these meetings as a way of connecting and sharing MassAHU’s Legislative Focus for 2015:

  1. Statewide Transparency with Chapter 224 as the reference
  2. No more state mandates
  3. ACA federal waiver
  4. Impact of merge market

More info and details at massahu.org.

NAHU’s 25th Capital Conference “Stand Up and Be Heard”
NAHU’s 25th Capital Conference “Stand Up and Be Heard” will be held February 23rd  – 25th.Here are NAHU’s detailed federal government relations priorities and talking points for 2014.

Capital Conference is an opportunity for MassAHU to continue to lobby directly for the changes our industry finds important and to speak up for on behalf of all stakeholders.

This year the following members will be attending CAP Conference on your behalf:

David Shore, President and member, NAHU National Legislative Committee

Mim Minichiello, Vice President

Julie Jennings, Region 1 Vice President

Joe Lawler, Legislative Co-Chair

Mark Gaunya, Past President and member, NAHU National Task Force on Transparency

Ongoing at MassAHU:

Mark your calendars:

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