Senator Ross Appointed to Special Committee to Improve Government

April 21, 2015

Boston – Senator Richard J. Ross has been appointed to serve on the Senate Special Committee to Improve Government, tasked with examining and offering recommendations pertaining to the performance, efficiency, and services across all public agencies, quasi-public entities, counties and municipalities throughout the Commonwealth.

The bipartisan panel comprised of four democrats and four republicans will work to increase transparency in state government and cut waste to better invest in programs and services that will benefit Massachusetts taxpayers.

“The primary focus of this committee is to actively explore and determine ways that we can make our government work better for the people of the Commonwealth,” said Senator Ross. “In line with the messaging of Senate President Stan Rosenberg and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr, we want a government that works together, is listening to the needs of our constituents, and is seeking constructive solutions to pressing issues.”

The committee also includes Senators Brian Joyce, Bruce Tarr, Michael Barrett, William Brownsberger, Vinny deMacedo, Donald Humason, and Jason Lewis.

Please contact the office of Senator Ross with any questions or concerns at (617) 722-1555 or Richard.Ross@masenate.gov.

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