Massachusetts Public Health Association

Last Chance to Support Public Health Funding in the FY18 Budget

The FY18 state budget is now in its final stage.  The legislature recently appointed a six member Conference Committee to resolve the differences between the House and Senate versions of the budget and to produce a final budget to be sent to the Governor before July 1st.

We recently sent a letter to the Conference Committee requesting support for our core public health needs, but we need your voice too!

In order to maintain a strong public health system in the Commonwealth, please call your legislators and ask them to contact the Conference Committee members below, asking them to support the following budget requests:

You can reference our letter below (and linked here) for more details, including line item numbers and funding levels.

Don’t know who your elected officials are?  Click, here. Find your representatives’ contact info, here.



Chairwoman Karen Spilka
Vice Chairman Sal DiDomenico
Senator Vinny deMacedo


Chairman Brian Dempsey
Vice Chairman Stephen Kulik
Representative Todd Smola