Massive shortfalls in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick recently announced plans to lay off up to 2,000 state workers, as the Bay State joins the growing list of states in...
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick recently announced plans to lay off up to 2,000 state workers, as the Bay State joins the growing list of states in deep financial distress. Despite federal support through the stimulus bills, the state has a big hole in its budget.
Steve Poftak of the Pioneer Institute offers his views on some reforms that could help Massachusetts operate better, faster, cheaper. Your comments are welcome.
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