Archive January 2023

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News You Can Use: January 25, 2023

This week we updated you on a bill in the new legislative session that would allow human composting and alkaline hydrolysis. Also in this issue, we:  Announced OSHA’s penalty fee increase for violations; Reminded members to renew their music licenses for 2023; Detailed the new COVID variant behind the recent surge.


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News You Can Use: January 18, 2023

This week we detailed the MFDA’s response to questions raised by the Federal Trade Commission as it prepares to draft changes to the Funeral Rule. Also in this issue, we reminded members about the upcoming deadline for the Preneed Reports.


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News You Can Use: 2022 Year in Review

This week we give you the 2022 Year In Review, recapping and linking to all the important issues and information from last year. Also in this issue:  Announcement that 2023 OSHA training sessions are set; Census reports Massachusetts’ population dropped more than 7,000; An appeal to share your stories about community involvement.


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News You Can Use: January 04, 2023

This week we let you know that the State Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral Directing released a new online submission process for the 2022 annual preneed report.


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