The Massachusetts State House Comes to Leominster: Representative Natalie Higgins Hosts the Joint Committee on Higher Education at Leominster High School for a Public Hearing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 16, 2017
CONTACT: Rep. Natalie Higgins, Natalie.Higgins@mahouse.gov, 978-602-3772
BOSTON - On Monday, September 11, 2017, Representative Natalie Higgins (D - Leominster) will host the Joint Committee on Higher Education for a public hearing on college affordability and access in the Leominster High School Auditorium (122 Granite Street, Leominster, MA 01453) from 11:00AM-1:00PM.
“It is an honor to serve on the Joint Committee on Higher Education, as a first generation college student, proud graduate of UMass Amherst, and former director of the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM),” said Higgins. “I am thankful for the Chairs’ interest in hosting a public hearing in my district. This is a great opportunity for Leominster residents to see the Legislature in action and share their own stories and struggles.”
The Joint Committee on Higher Education has already heard more than 90 bills ranging from free college to campus safety, adjunct faculty rights, and more. The Committee is chaired by Representative John Scibak (D - South Hadley) and Senator Michael Moore (D - Millbury).
The public hearing is open to all Massachusetts residents, on any of the bills before the Committee, which can be found at MALegislature.gov. If you cannot attend, but would like to submit written testimony, you can email it to Taylor.Landry@mahouse.gov.