Our state is at a crossroads. We can either seize this opportunity to fundamentally restructure government, or we will have to accept yearly tax increases to pay for the inefficient, wasteful structure now in place.
My 2004 budget recommendation offers common sense reforms. In many
respects, it contains more sweeping change than state government
has seen in the previous 50 years. I call this program “Common Sense
for the Commonwealth,” and it draws upon some of the best practices
of other states as well as those of large enterprises in the private
sector. Read More...