How Will the Republican Tax bill and Budget Affect You?
The Impact of the Federal Budget on Massachusetts Residents and Institutions
Friday Jan 26, 1- 5 pm,
MIT Room 4-163 (off the infinite corridor)
1:00 PM Registration and Welcome:
1:15 pm Intro to the Federal Budget:
Congressional Discretionary Budget Priorities –Lindsay Koshgarian (National Priorities Project);
Increasing Inequality for Families and Students; Josh Hoxie (Institute for Policy Studies);
2 pm Impacts on Housing and Healthcare:
Suzanne Curry (Health Care for All);
Prof. Randy Albelda (UMass Boston);
Lee Farris (Cambridge Residents Alliance);
Prof. Ceasar McDowell (MIT Dept. of Urban Studies and Planning).
2:45 pm Education and Research:
Lisa Guisbond (Citizens for Public Schools);
Prof. Jonathan King (MIT Biology).
3:15 pm Transit, Energy and Environment
Fred Salvucci (former State Sec’y of Transportation)
State Representative Mike Connolly;
Cambridge City Councilor Quinton Zondervan;
Phineas Baxandall (Mass Budget and Policy Center).
4:00 pm Coffee break
4:15 pm Resisting and Responding
The People’s Budget Campaign - Cole Harrison
Poor Peoples Campaign -Savina Martin
Our Revolution - Rand Wilson
Peace Action – Dr. Michael Van Elzakker
To Attend please register beforehand