NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. - Sen. Richard T. Moore, D-Uxbridge, announced that the 69th Citizens' Legislative Seminar (CLS) will be held Monday, Oct. 15 and Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the State House.
"The Citizens' Legislative Seminar is a unique opportunity to find out and discover the role of a legislator, and the significant work that is realized by the Massachusetts Legislature," said Moore. "I always enjoy participating in this respected seminar, as education of our state government and lawmaking procedures is indispensable for residents of the Commonwealth."
The veteran legislator, who also serves as the chairman of the Special Commission on Civic Engagement and Learning, encourages any interested constituent to take advantage of this opportunity.
Established in 1976 through a collaborative effort of the Massachusetts Senate and the University of Massachusetts, this two-day seminar features presentations by senators and staff on aspects of the day-to-day experience of legislators in the Commonwealth. Topics will include the history and process of the Legislature, the parliamentary role of the clerk of the Senate and the future of the Legislature.
The CLS culminates with a simulated legislative hearing and Senate session where participants are invited to use what they have learned and participate as "senators" in the Senate Chamber in order to have a first-hand experience of the legislative process.
Interested residents of the Worcester and Norfolk District are invited to contact Sean Riley in Moore's State House Office at 617-722-1420, or by email at email@example.com, to seek Moore's nomination. Participation is on a first come, first serve basis.