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2021 - 2022 Legislative Session
Bills Vetoed by Governor Baker at the end of the 2019 - 2020 Session:
  • ​12/24/20  Baker vetoed the Roe Act which guarantees a women's right to abortion.  His veto was overridden by the legislature
  • 1/14/21  Baker vetoed the Climate Act which provides a roadmap for the state to become carbon neutral by 2050 and directs utilities to buy more offshore wind power. The bill also would've mandated the state's electricity supply be 40 percent renewable by 2030 and created environmental justice provisions.  The legislature is expected to file the bill again using the exact same language since Baker's veto came outside of the window for an override.
  • 1/14/21 Pocket veto of sections of the Economic Development bill which provides resources for Affordable Housing.  H.5250
  • 1/15/21 Baker vetoed key elements of the Transportation bill designed to fund services.
Bills that did not receive a vote in the 2019 - 2020 Session:

Tracking a bill's progress:

  • Go to the Massachusetts' Legislature Website -

    • Each bill has its own webpage

      • A list of Sponsors and Co-Sponsors​

      • The text of the bill

      • Where the bill has progressed to in the process

    • How to follow bill's progress

      • Create a MA Legislature Account​

      • "Star" bills that you are interested in

      • You will receive notifications when the status of a bill changes

  • Advocacy

    • Call or E-mail​ your Senator/Representative or those on appropriate committee​

    • Testimony:  Committees hold public hearings where testimony can be submitted​

Shared from South Shore Action

January 9, 2020

Medicare for All Presentation

Dr. Katie McBrine

Rebecca Wood and daughter Charlie

Kathy Tuffy

Senator Jamie Eldridge

Sandy Eaton


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