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CPA Adoption Update: Lowell Voting on CPA Adoption Next Month

As the summer came to a close, Lowell City Council unanimously approved of placing the question of CPA adoption on the Fall 2019 ballot -... more ››

Coalition Steering Committee Expanding Membership

The Community Preservation Coalition has expanded the number of CPA community representatives on our Steering Community, and we are now... more ››

CPA Trust Fund Increase - What Happens Now?

Now that the long-awaited increase to the CPA Trust Fund has been signed into law, many CPA advocates are asking: What happens now? How... more ››

Governor Baker Signs FY20 Budget with CPA Funding Increase

The Coalition is thrilled to report that as of this morning, Governor Baker has officially signed the FY20 state budget, including the long... more ››

Watertown Seeks New CPA Coordinator

The Town of Watertown is looking to hire a Community Preservation Coordinator to provide administrative assistance to the Community... more ››

Increase to CPA Trust Fund Reaches the Governor's Desk

Late yesterday, both the House and Senate voted to pass the FY20 state budget - and we are thrilled to report that it included the language... more ››

City of Somerville Seeks New CPA Manager

The City of Somerville is looking to hire a new CPA Manager to support the city's implementation of the Community Preservation Act. The... more ››

Over 100 Chief Executives Sign Letter Urging Legislature to Fund CPA

In an unprecedented show of support, a letter was issued to the state’s budget and legislative leaders this week on behalf of many of... more ››

Senate Votes to Adopt CPA Amendments for FY2020 Budget

As the state budget debate opened in the newly restored Senate Chamber, senators wasted little time in showing support for CPA. We are... more ››

Senate Budget Amendments Filed to Increase CPA Funding

Last month, the House passed their version of the FY2020 budget with a permanent increase to the CPA Trust Fund included. The Senate is now... more ››

House Passes FY2020 Budget with CPA Increase Included

The House of Representatives showed strong support for the Community Preservation Act in their version of the FY2020 state budget. Under... more ››

Increased CPA Funding Included in House Ways & Means Budget

We're pleased to report an unprecedented milestone in our efforts to bolster the CPA Trust Fund. The proposed FY2020 state budget released... more ››

Coaliton Steering Committee Accepting New Members

For the first time since 2013, the Community Preservation Coalition has vacancies on its Steering Committee and is accepting applications... more ››

DOR Issues Estimate for Fall 2019 CPA Trust Fund Distribution

The Department of Revenue (DOR) has issued its annual budget memo to municipalities and it includes an estimate of 11.57% for the November... more ››

Coalition Advocates For An Increase To CPA Funding

Legislation has been filed at the State House that would provide for approximately a 45% CPA Trust Fund distribution for all 175 CPA... more ››

Communities with CPA Neighbors Consider Adoption

Now that half of all cities and towns in the Commonwealth have adopted CPA, even if a community hasn't adopted the program, it's become... more ››

Governor Baker & The Boston Globe Agree: It's Time to Support CPA Legislation

In the weeks following the 2018 CPA Trust Fund distribution, media buzz has been building concerning the diminishing state matching funds... more ››

November 2018 Statewide Trust Fund Distribution Announced

Nov. 15, 2018: The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) has released the Community Preservation Trust Fund... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Two New CPA Towns Bring the Total to 175

Nov. 7, 2018: Year after year, CPA continues to make adoption progress as new cities and towns see the value that it... more ››

Three Towns Voting on CPA on Election Day

Oct. 30, 2018: On November 6th, three communities will be voting on a Community Preservation Act (CPA) ballot question.... more ››