Senator Tisei on Governor’s 9C cuts

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The day of reckoning has arrived, after several years of mismanagement and overspending by the current Administration, combined with months of declining revenues. What jumps out at me about Governor Patrick’s proposal is that he is resorting to budget cuts that will harm the state’s most vulnerable residents, but he is still not doing anything to change the way the state does business. There were no calls for a state hiring freeze, no calls for a wage freeze, and no attempt to do away with the anti-privatization Pacheco Law that is costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars a year. Within a $28 billion state budget, we should be able to identify cost-savings and eliminate government waste and inefficiency without harming vital programs that service some of the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable residents.

Here is my video reaction to the Governor’s 9C cuts –…

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