Sample Testimony Letter

If you cannot attend the hearing to turn in your testimony personally, please make sure your email arrives before the January 27th hearing. Template and Email Addresses Below is a sample template you can use to craft your written testimony, and the email addresses of the joint committee chairmen, co-chairs, and members. EMAIL SUBJECT LINE:…

ATTENDING THE HEARING IN BOSTON JANUARY 27

If you are able to travel to Boston to stand in solidarity with other concerned citizens, please do. The more people that make the effort to travel the distance to the State House the more the legislators take notice. There will be key speakers endorsing the home rule petition; what we need are concerned citizens…

Hearing on Home Rule Petition at State House Jan 27 at 1 PM, Boston

Submit WrittenTestimony and/or Attend the Hearing at the State House The Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, which is considering our Home Rule Petition, now H.4272, will hold a public hearing on the bill this coming Monday, January 27, from 1:00 – 4:00 PM in the Gardner Auditorium at the Massachusetts State House….

Save January 27 for Horse Racing Home Rule Petition Hearing

Thanks for your help in making the Home Rule Petition a resounding success! A total of 292 GB residents turned out on a cold December evening for the special town meeting and voted nearly unanimously in favor. Since then, the bill was taken to Beacon Hill where it was filed, named, and assigned to a…

Home Rule Bill Filed on Beacon Hill

On December 13, our elected representatives on Beacon Hill filed the Great Barrington home rule petition on horse racing in the state legislature. We will be keeping in contact with MA State Representative Smitty Pignatelli and MA State Senator Adam G. Hinds about their efforts to champion this legislation.

What is the Home Rule Petition on Horse Racing?

The home rule petition in Great Barrington would require our elected state representatives to file legislation granting GB voters the absolute right to decide if horse racing will be allowed here– regardless of other legislation or Gaming Commission decisions. Vote “Yes” on the Home Rule Petition, 6:00 PM, Dec 11, Monument Mountain High School, 600…