Category: Public Affairs

Posted by Maddie Clair

2018 Massachusetts Ballot Questions: What are we voting for?

April 30, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

At Solomon McCown & Company, we monitor the policies and initiatives that will affect Massachusetts residents, particularly those that will be put in front of voters. Right now, we are

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Posted by Katrina Gaddis

Understanding the Massachusetts State Budget Process

April 25, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

One of the most important items our State lawmakers take on every year is the Commonwealth’s budget. The Massachusetts Fiscal Year runs from July 1 through June 30 of the

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Posted by Solomon McCown Staff

Off to the Races: Four Elections to Watch in 2018

March 8, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

The 2018 midterm elections were looking to be a sleepy affair in Massachusetts. With strong incumbents in a deep blue state and the most popular Governor in the nation, any

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Posted by Maddie Clair

Water Transportation in Massachusetts: Where is it now and where is it going

March 5, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

Across the country, water transportation has proven to be a reliable, safe, and efficient option for commuters. You can see the massive success of investing in water transportation by looking

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Posted by Maddie Clair

Four Takeaways from the State of the Commonwealth Address

January 29, 2018 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

On Tuesday, January 23rd, Governor Charlie Baker delivered his third State of the Commonwealth address. In addition to kicking off the second year of the legislative session, his speech also

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Posted by Solomon McCown Staff

Reflections from the #MAConferenceforWomen: An Unforgettable Moment in ‘Herstory’

December 11, 2017 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

On Thursday, December 7, the Massachusetts Conference for Women, the largest female conference in the country, convened for the 11th year, bringing together 12,000 women from across the Commonwealth and

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Looking Towards the Future: Clean and Solar Energy on The Rise

December 4, 2017 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

From coast to coast, the last of our summer months were infiltrated with what felt like an endless cycle of natural disasters: Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires. Following Hurricane Maria’s devastating path

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Posted by Sean Hathaway

Infrastructure in the Trump Administration

August 16, 2017 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

Last week during the 2017 National Conference of State Legislatures Legislative Summit I attended the session “Critical Status: How Financing Can Help Address America’s Infrastructure Crisis,” which largely focused on

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Posted by Dan Cence

Mooch we hardly knew ye…and that’s a good thing!

August 2, 2017 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

By now you’ve heard the news that newly hired White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci pulled an Icarus maneuver flying far too close to the sun and thus was promptly

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Posted by Katrina Gaddis

National Conference of State Legislatures Boston 2017: What We’re Watching

July 28, 2017 In Public Affairs Leave a comment

For the first time in ten years, the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) will be hosting their annual Legislative Summit in Boston. From August 6-9th, more than 6,000 legislators,

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