1. As legislative session gets extended, Massachusetts lawmakers send $1.8 billion IT bond bill to Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk

    As legislative session gets extended, Massachusetts lawmakers send $1.8 billion IT bond bill to Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk

    The Legislature enacted a $1.8 billion information technology bond bill after lawmakers reached a deal on a finalized proposal late Friday. The bill now heads to Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk. The IT bond bill offers cybersecurity and technology improvements to early child care, classrooms, law enforcement, the food industry and other areas — all in the midst of a global pandemic that has made internet access, teleconferencing platforms and secure, efficient websites crucial for remote work.

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    1. Now having extended the legislative session due to COVID-19, the House will continue to work with the Senate to reach resolution on these items.
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