Planning 101: Government Affairs

Government Affairs

Planning101 is a space for MAPC staff to share their wealth of knowledge on topics related to smart growth and regional collaboration. This blog covers a diverse range of issues that include transportation, clean energy, land use, environment, public health, local government, equity, the innovative usage of public data, and the process of creating digital tools.

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Governor Signs FY2020 State Budget Into Law

August 7, 2019

The budget that Governor Baker signed into law last week includes $43.3 billion in appropriations, including many increased investments in […]

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Cambridge Wins 11th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament

August 5, 2019

Youth from eight cities and towns had the chance to compete head-to-head this weekend in a basketball tournament held by […]

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State Budget Heads to Conference Committee

June 4, 2019

Please Advocate for MAPC’s Budget Priorities! The Massachusetts House of Representatives finalized their version of the FY2020 state budget on […]

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MAGIC Legislative Breakfast: Town Officials & Legislators Discuss Local, Regional Priorities

May 15, 2019

Attendees of the Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination (MAGIC) Legislative Breakfast heard from four state legislators over quiche and […]

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Senate Budget: MAPC Call to Action

May 14, 2019

Help us support smart growth and regional collaboration in the budget by contacting your state senator today. Last week, the […]

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MA House Ways and Means Committee Releases FY2020 State Budget Proposal

April 16, 2019

Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee Releases FY2020 State Budget Proposal The House Ways and Means Committee released their FY2020 […]

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