Joshua Archambault is a GOVERNING contributor. He is the program manager for Health Care & the Middle Cities Initiative at the Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research. Prior to joining Pioneer, Archambault was selected as a Health Policy Fellow at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. His research centered on the treatment of small businesses in the implementation of health reform in Massachusetts, and proposed alternative paths for other states to pursue. Other past research has focused on delivery system reforms in Massachusetts as a cost containment measure from increasing health care spending.

Archambault served as Legislative Director for State Senator Scott Brown and as a Senior Legislative Aide in the Governor’s Office of Legislative Affairs. During his tenure in the State House, he worked closely with municipal and business leaders on quality of life issues such as: public safety, improving the business climate and the education system. Archambault holds a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School and a BA in Political Studies and Economics from Gordon College.

July 25, 2011

Municipal Outsourcing: Do's and Don'ts

Contracting out is not an all-purpose solution, but, done right, it can help deliver better services for less money.