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 Alert #1: FY2016         
7/23/15



ALERT SUMMARY:

1.  PURVIEW:  State (not federal)

2.  LEVEL OF MOBILIZATION:  NONE; for information only  

GOVERNOR SIGNS FY 2016 BUDGET WITH $850,000 INCREASE FOR ABE!  

 

-  On July 17, Governor Baker signed the state's FY 2016 budget which funded the ABE line item #7035-0002 at $31,249,000.

-  This appropriation represents an $850,000 increase in funding for ABE programs over FY 2015! 

-  For more information on the line item, click here
CONGRATULATIONS AND THANK YOU!
 
Congratulations and thank you to all of you for your incredible work in the field.  Your responses to our calls for action were awesome.  Your calls, emails, visits and communication with your legislators are what made this happen.

-  On behalf of all the students, staff and volunteers at ABE programs and everyone at MCAE --  thank you so much for everything that you did!
    
PLEASE THANK YOUR STATE LEGISLATORS, TOO!

-  We had tremendous legislative support throughout the state budget process and the ABE field is well-known for saying thank you, so please remember to thank all of your legislators!

-  Please send your email or make your call soon while the budget is still news.

-  To find out who your legislator is, click here.

-  To find our your legislator's contact info, click here.

QUESTIONS

- Email Roberta Soolman, MCAE Public Policy Co-Chair.

 

NEXT MCAE PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING 
 
AUG 21, 2015

 

 10 a.m. to 12 noon 

 

World Education
44 Farnsworth St
Boston, MA   

via videoconference:
Picknelly Education Center, Holyoke, MA

 

contact ggkohout@stcc.edu 

for exact room location