THIS JUST IN!!! News about Massachusetts’ height & weight anti-discrimination bill! HEARING NEXT MONDAY JUNE 17TH! I got this e-mail today at 5ish EST -- e-mail Caroline to get on her list. MA is my home state (I lived there until 2014, when I moved here to Gaithersburg, Maryland), and I have been supporting this bill for several years, though it is older than that.
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"Height and Weight Anti-Discrimination Legislation
Good afternoon everyone,
I am writing to let you know that the bill hearing for S. 1012/H. An Act making discrimination on the basis of height and weight unlawful has been scheduled for a hearing next Monday, June 17th at 1 pm in Gardner Auditorium at the State House.
If you could come to testify in person and/or submit written testimony to the committee, that would be much appreciated. Testimony can be submitted by email to James.McCarthy@mahouse.gov. If you could also send a copy of your testimony to my office for our records, we would appreciate it. Please let me know if you have any questions on this process.
I will update you later this week on Senator Rausch and Rep. Nguyen’s plans for submitting testimony or attending in person. Gretchen, our legislative director, and Tobin, Rep. Nguyen’s staff person are both cc’ed on this email.
You can view the hearing notice here: https://malegislature.gov/Events/Hearings/Detail/3171.
Caroline Sherrard, Chief of Staff
Office of Senator Becca Rausch
Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex District
State House Room 218
617-722-1555 (internal ext. 1556)