News From Senator Joyce
For Immediate Release: January 18, 2001
Further Information: Marie Blanchard (617) 722-1643
SENATOR BRIAN A. JOYCE ENCOURAGES CANDIDATES TO ATTEND CITIZENS’ LEGISLATIVE SEMINAR
Senator Brian A. Joyce invites interested candidates to attend the fiftieth Citizens’ Legislative Seminar sponsored by the Senate Legislative Education Office.The CLS program is designed to familiarize citizens first-hand with the legislature and the lawmaking process. Throughout the six-week program, the CLS participants will listen to presentations from Senators as well as Representatives on the lawmaking process.
"State government affects almost everyone in the Commonwealth, yet very few of us have a genuine understanding of how the process works. The Citizen’s Legislative Seminar is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the Commonwealth’s Legislature and I strongly encourage all to attend," stated Senator Joyce.
The dates of the seminars are yet to be determined but will probably he held from mid-March to mid-April. The seminars will be at the State House on every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Interested parties should contact Senator Joyce’s office by Friday, January 26th at (617) 722-1643. Space is limited and nominees will be selected on a first-come-first-serve basis.
The CLS was established in 1976 through a joint effort of the Massachusetts State Senate and the University of Massachusetts.