Featured MMA Services

State House News Service

As a free service to its members, the MMA offers access to the State House News Service, the most up-to-date and comprehensive source of news about the Massachusetts Legislature and the administration.

The subscription service is offered free of charge to all mayors, town managers and administrators, select board members, and councillors and aldermen in MMA member communities, as well as one additional employee in each chief municipal official’s office as designated by the chief municipal official.

To obtain access, these MMA members can visit www.statehousenews.com, click on the More tab at the top and select MMA New User Sign Up. Those who encounter difficulty signing up may contact Meredith Gabrilska at the MMA at mgabrilska@mma.org.

Founded in 1894, State House News is an advertising-free, independent news source that covers state and local government and the judiciary, provides daily schedules and gavel-to-gavel coverage of House and Senate sessions, and reports from press conferences. Its coverage stands out because the service strives to be as objective as possible, making it highly regarded by journalists, government officials, and civic and business leaders.

OMNIA Partners, Public Sector

The MMA is a state sponsor of OMNIA Partners, Public Sector, the nation’s largest and most experienced cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to public sector procurement.

OMNIA’s immense purchasing power and world-class suppliers have produced a comprehensive portfolio of cooperative contracts and partnerships, making OMNIA Partners the most valued and trusted resource for organizations nationwide.

Through the economies of scale created by OMNIA Partners, our participants now have access to an extensive portfolio of competitively solicited and publicly awarded agreements. The lead agency contracting process continues to be the foundation on which we are founded. OMNIA Partners is proud to offer more value and resources to state and local government, higher education, K-12 education and nonprofits.

The program is co-sponsored by the National League of Cities, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, and other local government-focused entities.

For more information, visit omniapartners.com/publicsector.