News — Governance & Accountability
The Providers' Council elected two new board members, officers at its 41st Annual Business Meeting.
The Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities advanced the Council's student loan repayment legislation.
In addition to the presidential primary, three state House of Representative seats were also decided.
Nonprofit executives led an engaging discussion about the challenges and needs of organizations to maximize leadership development and organizational sustainability as a high rate of baby boomers transition toward retirement.
A section of the Governor's Municipal Reform Bill would give first-refusal to cities and towns when a nonprofit wants to sell or convert property.
The state will hear comments on proposed rate adjustments made in accordance with Chapter 257.
Departments are currently reviewing documents that annualize a $5.3M Salary Reserve into FY '16 contracts and will complete the amendment process by the week of Feb. 8.
NonprofitVOTE has compiled a trove of resources to assist organizations.
The Council and members testify in support of a bill that would allow human service organizations to join the Group Insurance Commission.
The IRS is withdrawing a proposed change to Gift Substantiation regulations after overwhelming opposition from nonprofits across the country, including the Providers' Council, our members and partner in advocacy the National Council of Nonprofits.
The Providers' Council on Tuesday, December 22 held a forum with the secretaries of the Executive Office of Administration and Finance and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
The Providers' Council on Tuesday joined more than 200 other nonprofit organizations in calling on the Internal Revenue Service to withdraw a proposed regulation that would have charitable nonprofits collect and report donors’ Social Security numbers to the IRS.
Under Executive Order #562, all existing Executive Branch regulations have been under review. In light of this, the Executive Office of Administration and Finance launched a website dedicated to Executive Order #562 where you can submit regulations for review, view public comments and more.
The Executive Office of Health and Human Services will hold five listening sessions across the Commonwealth in order to gain public input on the regulatory review process under Executive Order No. 562.
On June 30, President Obama proposed new changes to the overtime compensation, including raising the threshold for the first time in over 10 years.
The Providers' Council and the Attorney General's Office held an information session on July 31 to educate employers and employees about the Earned Sick Time Law, which went into effect July 1.
The long awaited Conference Committee budget was finally release late Tuesday, July 7 and quickly approved Wednesday, July 8. Governor Baker now has ten days to sign or veto the budget proposal.
The Earned Sick Time Regulations, which were finalized on Friday, June 19 will go into effect Wednesday, July 1.
On Friday, April 24, Attorney General Maura Healey's office submitted proposed regulations for Earned Sick Time Law that passed during the 2014 election.
On February 23, The Boston Globe published President & CEO Michael Weekes' letter to the editor discussing Philadelphia Insurance denying claims to human services agencies.