State Treasurer Deb Goldberg issued the following statement on the Massachusetts House of Representative's passage of H.4640, An Act relative to minimum wage, paid family medical leave and the sales tax holiday.
"Paid parental leave and wage equality have always been top priorities to me," said Treasurer Deb Goldberg. "I support all legislation that will positively impact the lives of women, families, and our economy while promoting gender equity in the workplace."
SoarMA pilot to benefit seventh grade students in five Gateway Cities HAVERHILL – On Monday, June 11th, Treasurer Deb Goldberg hosted a town hall discussion on college access and affordability with Consentino Middle School seventh graders enrolled in her office’s college savings program. With its launch last December, SoarMA is the Commonwealth’s first college savings account program that provides seeded 529 accounts as well as savings workshops to low-income middle schoolers and their families in Gateway Cities. SoarMA is a two-year pilot that includes the cities of Haverhill, Lowell, Pittsfield, Springfield, and Worcester. “Access to affordable higher education is critical to the economic