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    Legislation Signed Enhancing State-Local Partnerships

    This eliminates or updates old laws, promotes local independence, streamlines state oversight & provides municipalities with greater flexibility.

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A&F Secretary Kristen Lepore Appoints Ronald J. Arigo as Commonwealth’s Chief Human Resources Director

BOSTON – Executive Office for Administration and Finance Secretary Kristen Lepore today named Ronald J. Arigo as Chief Human Resources Director for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts effective October 1, 2016.  In his role, Mr. Arigo will head the Human Resources Division (HRD), which is responsible for the talent acquisition and management for Executive Branch employees. 

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Legislation Signed Enhancing Partnerships Between State and Municipal Governments

Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation improving critical components of the partnership between state and municipal governments by eliminating or updating obsolete laws, promoting local independence, streamlining state oversight and providing municipalities with greater flexibility. The legislation, An Act modernizing municipal finance and government (H. 4565), reflects operational modernization and technological advancement at the local level, allowing municipalities to better address local issues.

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Hiring Transparency Initiative Announced

Governor Baker announced the launch of the Baker-Polito Administration’s hiring transparency initiative, providing new online search features for new hires in Executive Department offices.  Effective immediately, the public will have access to a web page within the state’s transparency website, Open Checkbook, that provides more detailed information on recently hired state workers.

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Regulatory Review

As an integral part of a year-long Regulation Review Project, we welcome and encourage the citizens of the Commonwealth to voice their regulatory suggestions and observations. Please visit our Regulatory Review web page for a list of Listening Sessions, public comments received, and a link to all Commonwealth Regulations.  You may use our form to provide your feedback

Please know that all feedback is appreciated and will be read and included in future regulatory discussions.