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Since 1977, the Massachusetts High Technology Council has developed an unmatched record of success by unifying CEO and senior executive decision makers to advance strategies that impact the most critical public policy decisions facing the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, its job creators, and its citizens. The Council’s advocacy is member-directed, data-driven, and non-partisan.

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Advocacy & Testimony Massachusetts High Technology Council

Testimony & Legislative Memos

2023

November 6, 2023
Council Testimony for the Joint Committee on Financial Services in Support of H.961, An Act Establishing Portable Benefit Accounts for App-based-delivery Drivers

October 30, 2023
Council Testimony for the Joint Committee on Education in Support of H.592/S.256, An Act to Create and Expand Student Pathways to Success; H.564, An Act Incentivizing the Awarding of Industry-Recognized Credentials; and H.444, An Act to Expand the Use of Career and Academic Plans

October 4, 2023
Council Statement Before the Joint Committee on Education Regarding H.495 and S.246, An Act Empowering Students and Schools to Thrive

August 18, 2023
Memo Filed with the Attorney General’s Office Challenging the Proposed 2024 Ballot Question to Eliminate the MCAS Exam as a Graduation Requirement

July 13, 2023
Council Written Testimony Submitted to the Joint Committee on Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity Related to Committee’s July 13, 2023 Hearing

May 16, 2023
Council Testimony Submitted to the Joint Committee on Revenue Regarding Bills Dealing with Corporate Tax Rates

May 1, 2023
Legislative Memo | Constitutionality of Amending Section 6 of Chapter 62F

April 27, 2023
Legal Memo | Article 44 Implications of the House Proposed Amendment to G.L.c. 62F, § 6

April 10, 2023
Council Testimony for the Joint Committee on Revenue in Support of H.40, Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution ensuring appropriate expenditure of fair share funds; S.14, Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution requiring a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy-day funds; and S.15, Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to cap the state income tax

March 28, 2023
Council Testimony Submitted to the Joint Committee on Revenue Regarding House Bill 42, An Act creating tax relief for affordability, competitiveness, and equity

March 28, 2023
Council Testimony Submitted to the Joint Committee on Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity During Informational Hearing