On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the “Act” or “ARPA”), which is a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package. A stimulus package of this size will undoubtedly have economic ripple effects in every corner of American society. This Client Alert highlights the support ARPA provides for individuals and workers as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP is proud to announce that Attorney Kathryn Murphy, a Partner at the firm, has been selected as a Top Women of Law 2022 honoree by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The honorees are selected based upon their “ significant contributions to the legal profession while also serving as role models for women entering the law.” Ms. Murphy is the first attorney at the firm to receive this prestigious honor. She has been practicing law at Read More
On August 10, 2022, Chapter 177 of Acts of 2022, “An Act Addressing Barriers to Care for Mental Health” was signed by Governor Baker. For public schools, it has impacts on student discipline, special education services, and emergency response plans. The bill goes into effect on November 8, 2022. Set forth below are summaries of the new law’s impact in the identified areas.