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Hearing on Taxpayers’ Right to Know

Wed July 26, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Militarization of the Federal Budget 2023

Hearing for one of our bills has been scheduled! We need you to testify on its behalf so the bills will push forward on a path to become the law of the Commonwealth!

We need your participation to ensure that we send reports to all taxpayers of the Commonwealth, letting them know exactly how those tax dollars are spent!

Please attend this hearing, either in person or virtually, and testify if you wish.  Please fill out this form to get registered with the State Legislature.

You can testify in person or virtually, but SIGN UP in advance!

The deadline to sign up is Monday, July 24th at 3:00pm!

Once registered, you will receive further instruction on how to participate virtually.

Bill Number Bill Title
H3015 An Act to promote budget transparency and the public’s right to know
S2054 An Act to promote budget transparency and the public’s right to know

WRITTEN TESTIMONY: Written testimony can be submitted via email to Jordan Latham at jordan.latham@mahouse.gov or Haley Dillon haley.dillon@masenate.gov. The deadline to submit written testimony is Wednesday, July 26th at 5:00 PM.

A livestream of this hearing will be available on the legislature’s website.

Information on the bill:

Taxpayers’ Right to Know (S.2054H.3015)

AN ACT PROVIDING FEDERAL AND STATE BUDGET INFORMATION TO RESIDENTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH: Send Massachusetts residents a summary of where their tax dollars have gone each year in an effort to educate citizens on how their money is being spent.

Lead Sponsors: Sen. Marc Pacheco, Rep. Carol Doherty 

Advocate Coordinator: Jonathan King 

Co-Sponsors: Rep. Lindsay Sabadosa, Rep. Erika Uyerthoeven, Rep. Natalie Higgins, Rep. David LeBoeuf, Rep. Joseph Kearney  

Joint Committee: State Administration & Regulatory Oversight 

Taxpayers’ Right to Know Fact Sheet



Wed July 26, 2023
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Boston, MA 02108 United States
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