School Committee Members’ Summary and Guide: 2014 Public Policy Priorities
Legislators have a lot to know. You have to help educate them on our issues.
Legislators are exposed to more than 150 different areas of public policy at any given time. From school budgets to probate law reform, or environmental concerns to health care for all, citizens come to their state representatives and senators with problems that require a lot of special knowledge to address. Legislation for the aged population, working persons, migrating families, and children in general are all highly specialized matters of public policy. No legislator can possibly know all there is to know!
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