The following are some helpful links for tracing Massachusetts and Federal Legislative History:
Guide to Tracing a Massachusetts Law: The State Library of Massachusetts has developed this on-line resource guide to tracing the legislative history of Massachusetts laws. It contains many…
Room numbers and telephone numbers for Massachusetts state representatives and state senators. Updated April 2023.
Click on the attachement below download a document which has all the contact information for both representatives and senators.
Or, go to the Massachusetts…
This is an explanation of how a bill becomes a law in the Massachusetts state legislature.
Legislation may be filed by members of the House and Senate and by the Governor. The state constitution also allows citizens to ask their legislators to present bills “by request” (these bills…
On March 10, 2021, Congress plassed the American Rescue Plan. President Biden signed it into law on March 11, 2021. Below are summaries related to different subject matters.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Boston, Mass. – The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI), a nonprofit statewide poverty law and policy center that advances laws and policies to secure economic, racial and social justice for low-income people and communities, is celebrating the passage of eviction and foreclosure moratorium…
Provide a State-funded Cash Rebate for Massachusetts Families
who pay taxes with ITINs
House Bill 4726 and Senate Bill 2659, both pending in the Joint Committee on Revenue
The economic recovery act that Congress recently passed provides a…
Link to contact information for Senators Markey and Warren:
Link to contact information for Mass. members of U.S. House:
General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Massachusetts legislature now has a tool called "MyLegislature." Once you register, you can follow Bills, Hearings, and Committees that are of interest to you, as well as the Senate and House Legislators for your district. Click the "Go to Website" link below for more…
This website includes names and contact information for members of the State Legislature, Legislative Committee assignments and information, session laws back to 1997, current bill texts and histories, budget texts and information, Senate and House Rules and other information.
A manual prepared by the Massachusetts Senate Counsel's office to help legislative lawyers and other staff who are drafting or reviewing bills for the Massachusetts Senate. According to the office, "Its purpose is to promote uniformity in drafting style, and to make the resulting statutes…