Senate President Karen Spilka's Opening Remarks to the 191st General Court

“As we begin our session, it is a privilege to be in this Chamber with you today, in this place where we can listen to and be guided by the voices of our past, the voices of our present, and the voices of our future, and work together for a future where we not only succeed, we become the model for navigating change while maintaining our core values.” - Senate President Karen E. Spilka

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Sarah Bldogett
Senate Wraps Up 2017-2018 Session

“I am proud of the work the Senate has done this session, and its commitment to working on important issues up to very last day,” stated Senate President Karen E. Spilka. “I would like to thank each and everyone in the Senate for their insight, willingness to collaborate, and dedication to the people of the Commonwealth as we continue to move Massachusetts forward.”

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Sarah Bldogett
Senate Statement on Lockout Legislation

In the absence of an agreement between the two parties, the Senate will be taking up a bill on Thursday, December 20 that will extend unemployment insurance (UI) benefits for locked out National Grid workers for 26 weeks, or until the end of the lockout. 

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Sarah Bldogett