Advocacy Agenda

Councils on Aging FY21 Budget Request to Legislators – Revised

To the 191st General Court: On behalf of the 350 cities and towns that have established a municipally based Council on Aging, thank you to the members of the 191st General Court for your work during this time of COVID. During this difficult time, you along with the...

Tools for FY21-22 Budget Debate

Revised Formula Grant Projections FY22 FY21 Budget Request to the Legislature FY21 Budget SHINE Sign-on Letter FINAL SHINE Fact Sheet 2 LIne Item History FY20-21

MCOA Legislative Alert: Here we go again FY21#1

MCOA Membership: As the 191st General Court begins to debate the FY21 Budget we find ourselves back at square one; advocating for $12/elder for the Formula Grant and fully funding the Service Incentive Grant program. We had requested level funding for FY21 but House 2...

FY21 Budget Request to the Legislature

Printable Version December 2, 2019 To the 191st General Court: On behalf of the 350 cities and towns that have established a municipally based Council on Aging, we want to thank members of the 191st General Court for their support maintaining the COA Formula Grant to...

FY21 Govenor Budget Request

Downlad and Print December 2, 2019 The Honorable Charles Baker Governor of Massachusetts 24 Beacon Street Statehouse, Room 280 Boston, MA 02133 Governor Baker: On behalf of the 350 cities and towns that have established a municipally based Council on Aging, we want to...

MCOA Legislative Alert: Expansion of the Good Samaritan Law

MCOA Membership: Action Needed MCOA strongly supports this bill. We hope all members ask their legislators to support by becoming a co-sponsor. The explanation below provides the talking points you will need to pass H1348. This interpretation by an insurance carrier...

Legislative Ask of the 191st General Court

To the 191st General Court: Printable copy On behalf of the 350 cities and towns that have established a municipally based Council on Aging, we want to thank members of the 191st General Court for their support maintaining the COA Formula Grant to $12/elder this year...

Formula Grant Projections

Line Item Allocation for COAs with a $10, $11, & $12 per elder Formula Grant (xls file) The 222 Plan - 2020 Census Projections with a $10, $11, & $12 Formula Grant (xls file)

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Massachusetts Councils
on Aging

116 Pleasant Street, Suite 306
Easthampton, MA 01027
Telephone: 413-527-6425
Fax: 413-527-7138