BOSTON – Today, State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg announced that former Massachusetts State Treasurer Shannon O’Brien will be the newly appointed Chair of the Cannabis Control Commission (Commission). Ms. O’Brien replaces Sarah Kim who served as interim Chair following the departure of Steven Hoffman. The swearing in will take place on Thursday, September 1st, which also marks the 5th anniversary of the Commission. “I am grateful to Sarah Kim for her outstanding stewardship
Proceeds will be used to repay loans from the Federal Unemployment Trust Fund BOSTON- Culminating a two-year, multi-agency effort to stabilize the Commonwealth’s Unemployment Trust Fund, the Commonwealth sold the largest Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) municipal bond financing to date this week with its $2.6 billion special obligation bond transaction. The proceeds of the Bonds will be used to repay loans from the federal unemployment trust fund which were obtained
BOSTON – The Massachusetts Clean Water Trust’s (the Trust) Board of Trustees approved $153,857,953 in new grants and low-interest loans at its meeting on August 3, 2022. Below is information on the grants and loans approved at the meeting. Announced in June, the Trust is offering $20 million in loans with 100% loan forgiveness for planning activities assisting public water suppliers with completing planning projects for lead service line inventories and replacement programs.