Our bill: An Act Establishing the Massachusetts Infrastructure Bank

A bill establishing a Massachusetts infrastructure bank has been introduced in the 2019-2020 legislative session by Representative Mike Connolly and Senator Jamie Eldridge. The House bill number is H.935, and the Senate number is S.579.

The bill had a hearing before the joint committee on Financial Services in May.

While the House deadline for co-sponsorship was February 1, it is not too late for Representatives to officially support the Senate bill, and Senators can still co-sponsor S.579. You can be an advocate for the bill by calling or writing your state legislators. Please contact us if you’d like talking points or any other information. If you need contact information for your Massachusetts state legislators, see this page.

If your Senator or Representative is a bill co-sponsor, please contact them to say thanks!

Co-sponsors, H.935

  • Sen. Julian Cyr, Cape and Islands
  • Rep. Sean Garballey, 23rd Middlesex *
  • Rep. Carlos Gonzalez, 10th Hampden
  • Rep. Stephan Hay, 3rd Worcester
  • Rep. Christopher Hendricks, 11th Bristol
  • Rep. Russell E. Holmes, 6th Suffolk
  • Rep. Mary S. Keefe, 15th Worcester *
  • Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis, 7th Middlesex *
  • Sen. Jason M. Lewis, Fifth Middlesex *
  • Rep. Jay D. Livingstone, 8th Suffolk
  • Rep. Denise Provost, 27th Middlesex *
  • Rep. David M. Rogers, 24th Middlesex
  • Rep. Lindsay N. Sabadosa, 1st Hampshire
  • Rep. Thomas M. Stanley, 9th Middlesex *

Co-sponsors, S.579

  • Sen. Michael J. Barrett, Third Middlesex
  • Sen. Michael D. Brady, Second Plymouth and Bristol
  • Rep. Nika Elugardo, 15th Suffolk
  • Sen. Sal DiDomenico, Middlessex and Suffolk

*Co-sponsored both the House and Senate bills

Now what? You can help advance the bill out of the Financial Services committee with a favorable report by contacting the committee chairs. If you are a constituent of any of the committee members, call them as well. Follow the links for contact info.

Committee members are:

Sen. James T. Welch, Chair, Hampden

Sen. Michael O. Moore, Vice Chair, Second Worcester

Sen. Eric P. Lesser, First Hampden and Hampshire

Sen. Diana DiZoglio, First Essex

Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, Second Suffolk

Sen. Viriato M. deMacedo, Plymouth and Barnstable

Rep. James M. Murphy, Chair, 4th Norfolk

Rep. Christine P. Barber, Vice Chair, 34th Middlesex

Rep. Bruce J. Ayers, 1st Norfolk

Rep. Thomas M. Stanley, 9th Middlesex*

Rep. John C. Velis, 4th Hampden

Rep. José F. Tosado, 9th Hampden

Rep. Daniel Cahill, 10th Essex

Rep. Michelle L. Ciccolo, 15th Middlesex

Rep. Richard M. Haggerty, 30th Middlesex

Rep. F. Jay Barrows (Ranking Minority), 1st Bristol

Rep. Sean Dooley, 9th Norfolk

* Denotes legislator is a co-sponsor of our bill