Advocacy Agenda

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)

Updated Legislative Ask

To the 191st General Court: Download and Print On behalf of the 350 cities and towns that have established a municipally based Council on Aging, we want to thank members of the 190th General Court for their support of increasing the COA Formula Grant to $12/elder this...

MCOA Legislative Alert Good News: FY20 Conference Committee Budget

MCOA Membership: Late Sunday the FY20 Budget Conference Committee released its compromise proposal. Both Chambers passed this proposal Monday afternoon. The Governor will have 10 days (August 1st) to sign/veto. The legislature then could opt to override any vetoes...

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