Meschino sets her sights on three bills promoting equity

State Rep. Joan Meschino (D-Hull) this week highlighted three bills that are among her priorities for the current legislative session.  One bill would create access to justice (H.1792); another would establish a community college campus hunger pilot program (H.1350); and a third deals with a streaming-entertainment operator’s use of the public rights-of-way (H.130).  Their goals,…

Meschino sets her sights on three bills promoting equity

State Rep. Joan Meschino (D-Hull) this week highlighted three bills that are among her priorities for the current legislative session.  One bill would create access to justice (H.1792); another would establish a community college campus hunger pilot program (H.1350); and a third deals with a streaming-entertainment operator’s use of the public rights-of-way (H.130).  Their goals,…

Lawmakers extend voting options

The state Legislature earlier this month passed a measure extending mail-in voting and early voting options for elections held through the end of June of this year. The vote-by-mail provision was previously set to expire at the end of this month. “In light of the ongoing pandemic, it is essential that we continue to offer…