Senate Session Summary - Thursday, July 2, 2020
7/2/20 7:31 PM
In the midst of amending and passing a COVID-19 spending bill and an information technology borrowing bill, each totaling more than $1 billion, the Senate on Thursday unanimously sent to Gov. Charlie Baker's desk legislation expanding mail-in and early voting for the fall 2020 elections and a $200 million Chapter 90 bill financing local road and bridge projects. Baker quickly set his pen to parchment and signed the transportation bill, which also extends the MBTA's governing board until 2021, into law shortly after 6 p.m.
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