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Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Massachusetts (MA)


Capital: Boston

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS
Population 2020
6,893,574
Population 2019 6,894,883
Population 2018
6,902,149
Population 2017 6,863,246
Population 2016 6,826,022
Below Poverty 2019 9.4
Below Poverty 2018 8.7
Below Poverty 2017 10.5
Below Poverty 2016 10.4
Employment – Population Ratio 2019 65.8
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
65.3
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 63.7
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 62.6
Unemployed 2020 7.4
Unemployed 2019 3
Unemployed 2018 3.3
Unemployed 2017 3.8
Unemployed 2016 3.9
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 2,396
STATE FACTS
In 1780, Massachusetts was the first state to write and adopt a constitution, which served as a model for the U.S. Constitution.
Boston built the first subway system in the United States in 1897.
Boston Common became the first public park in America in 1634 .

 

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
Charlie Baker (R)
Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito (R)
 Attorney General Maura Healey (D)
 Secretary of the Commonwealth Bill Galvin (D)
 State Senate Control D – 37; R – 3
 State House Control D – 128; R – 30; I – 1

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 6, 2021
Sine Die Adjournment December 31, 2021
Committee Action Deadlines February 19, 2021
Crossover Deadline None
Carryover from Previous Session No
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) 10 days
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 10 days
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date 90 days after enactment

 

Enforcement

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy

Trade Associations

There are currently no partner industry associations in Massachusetts

Political Geography


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