Thursday, January 14, 2010

Ed Reform coming out of committee: UPDATE

It looks like the Ed Reform bill is coming back to the floor(s) today, though not without another technical glitch:
The legislation, however, could run into a technical glitch today that could bar it from being considered. The compromise committee missed a deadline last night to file the bill with the Senate clerk’s office in time for it to be taken up today, because the committee was negotiating changes. That means two-thirds of members in each chamber will have to waive the rule before debating the bill.

The biggest news for Worcester? It includes the Senate version of the charter cap, which means it jumps to double in Worcester for next year.

UPDATE at 4:30: The Senate just voted 23-11 to pass it.
And I don't have the numbers, but the House has also passed it.

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