Secretary Shor Talks about Performance Management and Strategic Plans
Patrick-Murray Administration Announces $205 Million in Savings From Municipal Health Care Reform
BOSTON – Friday, January 25, 2013 – Delivering his welcoming remarks at the 34th Massachusetts Municipal Association's annual meeting Friday, Governor Deval Patrick announced that more than 204 communities and school districts across the Commonwealth have collectively saved more than $200 million in health insurance premiums as a result of the landmark municipal health care reform law.
Patrick-Murray Administration Files Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
BOSTON – Wednesday, January 23, 2013 – Governor Deval Patrick today filed his Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) budget recommendation, a balanced and fiscally responsible plan that will grow jobs and opportunity by continuing the Governor's unprecedented commitment to investing in education, innovation and infrastructure. These investments will create a better Commonwealth for the next generation. The FY14 budget also proposes a series of reforms to achieve savings, improve performance and increase transparency in state government.
Governor Patrick Files Legislation to Reform Retiree Health Insurance Benefits
On February 12, 2013, Governor Patrick filed legislation to reform health insurance benefits for retirees that would save $20 billion dollars for the Commonwealth and municipalities over the next 30 years.
Please find the Act, Filing Letter and Bill Summary below: