Politico: Western Mass SHAKE-Up — House to vote on PRESSLEY bill — Step inside the UMASS club

But the bills face a looming Feb. 5 deadline — known as Joint Rule 10 — to report them favorably out of legislative committees to be considered in the current two-year session. Pam Wilmot, executive director of Common Cause Massachusetts, one of the groups pushing for the changes, said lawmakers are running out of time.”