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Encouraging citizen participation in government and public policy with occasional posts from the Governor of Massachusetts

Category Archives: Budget

Massachusetts Takes Aim at Red Tape Posted on Mar 5

Today Governor Deval Patrick will announce a strategy to reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens on Massachusetts businesses. The announcement will take place this afternoon at a meeting of The Alliance for Business Leadership. For more information about this strategy, here is an except from today’s Wall Street Journal:     …Continue Reading Massachusetts Takes Aim at Red Tape

Your Continued Input into our Budget and Spending Posted on Jan 27

Your Continued Input into our Budget and Spending

Deval Patrick Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Governor’s Bio Today I submitted my proposal for the Fiscal Year 2011 (FY11) Budget. On our budget site, you can review a helpful guide to the budget process and can fully navigate my budget proposal. We will have   …Continue Reading Your Continued Input into our Budget and Spending

Regionalization and jobs discussion at Springfield Budget Forum Posted on Dec 17

Regionalization and jobs discussion at Springfield Budget Forum

  Posted by Nancy L. Snyder, Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development My name is Nancy Snyder, and I have the pleasure of serving as a member of the Governor’s Cabinet as Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development.  I oversee a set of agencies that   …Continue Reading Regionalization and jobs discussion at Springfield Budget Forum

Wrap-up of Governor’s Budget Forum in Melrose Posted on Dec 16

Wrap-up of Governor’s Budget Forum in Melrose

Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance   Last night over one hundred residents and local officials packed the GAR room in Melrose Memorial Hall to discuss the Commonwealth’s Budget. After a warm welcome by Mayor Dolan, the Governor told the crowd about the   …Continue Reading Wrap-up of Governor’s Budget Forum in Melrose

Keeping the Conversation Going Posted on Dec 10

Keeping the Conversation Going

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Recently, I participated in the Governor’s effort to engage those with the biggest stake in state government – its citizens — in one of the most crucial aspects of governing: developing the state budget.   …Continue Reading Keeping the Conversation Going

Add your Voice to the Discussion on the FY2011 Budget Posted on Dec 1

Add your Voice to the Discussion on the FY2011 Budget

Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance The Administration is required to present a balanced budget to the legislature for fiscal year 2011 in late January and it is important for all to be engaged in the conversation on what government should do and   …Continue Reading Add your Voice to the Discussion on the FY2011 Budget