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 Alert #8: FY2016         
5/18/16


ALERT SUMMARY:

1.  PURVIEW:  State (not federal)

2.  LEVEL OF MOBILIZATION:  everyone --  students, staff, volunteers, other supporters 

3.  TIMELINE:  Immediate  
 
SENATOR ELDRIDGE ALSO FILING  AMENDMENT TO INCREASE ABE FUNDING  
 
 
 
- Senator James Eldridge (D-Acton) is filing an amendment to increase funding for ABE line item #7035-0002 by $500,000.    
 
If you haven't called your Senator yet, when you do call, please ask for support for both Senator Chang-Diaz's amendment and Senator Eldridge's amendment.
 

PLEASE TAKE 5 MINUTES TO CALL YOUR SENATOR TODAY!
AMENDMENT FILING DEADLINE IS TOMORROW!

-  Please call the your Senator (the one who represents you where you live).
 
-  Speak to an aide.
 
-  Identify yourself and say you are a constituent and registered voter (if you are registered).

 -  Urge your Senator to sign on to Senator Chang-Diaz's amendment to fund the ABE line item #7035-0002 at $32.6 million.   To sign on,
Senators should email Nathanael Shea at Senator Chang-Diaz's office (nathanael.shea@masenate.gov) by 3:00 p.m. tomorrow, May 19.
 
-  Urge your Senator to sign on to Senator Eldridge's amendment to increase the ABE line item #7035-0002 by $500,000.   To sign on, Senators should email Ryan Gelman (ryan.gelman@masenate.gov) by 3:00 p.m. tomorrow, May 19.
 
If the Senator says he/she is part of the leadership and unable to sign on as a co-sponsor, urge the Senator to do everything possible to support the amendments during debate. 
 
- Even if you called your Senator earlier in the budget process, it is still vital that you call again today with this specific request.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

- To find
your Senator, click here.

- To find your Senator's telephone number, click here.

- For questions, email litvolma@aol.com . 
   
  
AS ALWAYS, PLEASE REMEMBER TO THANK YOUR SENATOR IF HE/SHE IS A CO-SPONSOR ANDTHANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DO! 
 

 

NEXT MCAE PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING 
  
  May 20, 2016

 

 10 a.m. to 12 noon 

 

World Education
44 Farnsworth St - 7th fl
Boston, MA

via videoconference:
Picknelly Education Center, Holyoke, MA

 

contact George Kohout  for exact room location