Legislative Updates

MPA Offers Solutions – Letter to Governor & HRD

Late yesterday, along with our esteemed legal team, we finalized and sent off our findings and solutions to both Governor Baker and HRD. Since the release of this unfortunate news, we have worked closely with our legal advisors, union partners, membership and board as an information clearinghouse to be able to provide facts, ease some …

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MPA Endorses Rep. Tom Stanley

The MPA Executive Board has voted to endorse Representative Tom Stanley from the 9th Middlesex District. He has been a longtime supporter of Law Enforcement in Massachusetts and we look forward to working with him in our future endeavors.

MPA endorses Patrick O’Connor for State Senate

The MPA Executive Board voted to endorse Rep. O’Connor. He has a been a longtime supporter of law enforcement in the Commonwealth. We wish him the best of luck in this upcoming election and look forward to working with him in the future. For more information please visit his campaign website: https://www.oconnorforsenate.com/

POST Meeting Update

Moments ago the POST Commission closed their public meeting without enacting emergency regulations covering recertification process. After nearly two hours of comments and questions, commissioners were uncomfortable with the emergency enactment. Attorney Scheft spoke on behalf of the MPA with the concerns we had raised in our meeting last week and codified in our document submission. …

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POST, Retiree Earnings , Immigrant Drivers Licenses

The week began with a meeting between MPA leadership and Executive Director Zuniga and legal staff of the POST commission. During a 3 hour meeting, we presented our concerns and suggestions for improvement to the¬†questionnaire and soon to be released emergency regulations. After the meeting, Attorney John Scheft¬†working with MPA prepared a written response for …

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NEPBA Seeks Injunction

Yesterday, The NEPBA in conjunction with the Worcester Police Patrol Officers’ Union filed a lawsuit against the POST Commission in Superior court. For more information please read more: https://nepba.org/nepba-seeks-injunction-against-post-commission-in-worcester-superior-court/