May 17, 2017

Senate Ways and Means Budget Released

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 the Senate began the budget debate.  

Senator Mike Brady, in conjunction with NAGE and other public sector unions, has filed amendment 268 to cap yearly out of pocket expenses at $2,500 for individuals and $5,000 for families. If passed, this would mean the most an individual or family would have to pay out of pocket annually would be $2,500 and $5,000 respectively.
Please take a minute to call your Senator and ask that they co-sponsor amendment 268 and that they support a roll call vote on the amendment!

The main number for the State House is (617) 722-2000
To find the names of your Senator, please use the following link:
The budget can be accessed using the following link: 

If you have any concerns related to the budget, please don’t hesitate to contact your local president.  We will continue to post updates as the budget process continues.
For additional information, please click HERE for an article from the State House News Service.

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