Healey Files $56 Billion FY2025 Budget Covering Housing, Sheltering

HYANNIS - Governor Maura Healey has filed her FY25 budget recommendation, coming in at just over $56 billion dollars. The plan includes … [Read more...]

State Announces Pair Of New Hires To Assist In Migrant Integration

BOSTON - State officials recently announced the appointment of Ken Brown and Sarah Joseph to assist with the integration of newly arrived … [Read more...]

Mass. AG Co-Signs Letter on Immigration Changes

BOSTON - Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell recently joined Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Attorney General Letitia James of Illinois and New York … [Read more...]

Yarmouth Health Officials Host 3-Month Migrant Update Monday

YARMOUTH - Yarmouth health officials will hear a 3-month update on the Migrant Family Shelter Program at their public meeting Monday. The town is … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Lawmakers Fail to Approve $250M in Emergency Shelter Aid

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Legislature wrapped up its formal session for the year without a deal on a $2.8 billion spending bill that included … [Read more...]

With Cap Reached, Advocates Scramble to Aid Migrants

BOSTON (AP) — Advocates struggling to keep newly arrived migrant families off the streets in Massachusetts are relying on a patchwork of airport … [Read more...]

Massachusetts to Begin Denying Shelter Beds to Homeless Families

BOSTON (AP) — The number of homeless families seeking emergency shelter in Massachusetts is nearing a 7,500-family threshold. That's the number … [Read more...]

Local Leaders Say Joint Base Underutilized as Migrant Emergency Continues

YARMOUTH - As the state reaches its 7,500 families cap in its effort to shelter migrants, local officials said that Joint Base Cape Cod can be a vital … [Read more...]

State Lawmakers Consider Reimbursements for Towns Sheltering Migrants

HYANNIS - State lawmakers are considering legislation that seeks to reimburse municipalities for costs incurred for sheltering migrant families. … [Read more...]

State Migrant Shelter System Almost at Capacity

HYANNIS - According to Governor Maura Healey, the state’s capacity to house migrant families is almost at its limit. She says the current rate of … [Read more...]

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