Video: The State’s Joint Committee on Transportation held a public hearing on March 12, 2012 regarding proposed legislation, An Act Relative to the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy. (More on the bill here.)
Testifying at the hearing was the sponsor of the proposed legislation State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz (00:45) followed by the Greenway Conservancy Board Chair Georgia Murray (05:00), A Better City’s Richard Parr (1:04:00) and Boston residents Diane Valle (32:00), Shirley Kressel (42:00), Matt Conti (54:30) and Victor Brogna (1:09).
The text of the House Bill 1803 can be viewed on the State House website. In the next weeks (or months), the Committee will consider the bill, potential changes and decide whether to bring it out of committee to the full legislature.
Articles on the hearing:
Boston Herald – Greenway Conservancy Critics Have Their Say
Boston Globe – Bill would extend state’s financial commitment to funding
Boston.com – Critics attack Greenway Conservancy salaries, lack of transparency at State House Hearing
If you would like your written testimony posted, either from the hearing or otherwise submitted, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and it will be posted here regardless of position.