Gerry: State Rep. Kevin Murphy who filed the Home Rule Petition on behalf of the City of Lowell, graciously emailed me this update on the status of the petition:
Due to the Formal Session ending 07/31/2010, no action will be taken relative to the Home Rule Petition. Please contact me in January of 2011 to discuss the status and process of the petition.
Representative Kevin J. Murphy
I appreciate the update from Rep. Murphy and the offer to touch base with him in January to follow the process of the petition.