Regulatory Review Making It Easier to Do Business in Massachusetts

A most significant and impacted regulatory reform initiative in Massachusetts history to cut unnecessary red tape and increase the ease of doing business in Massachusetts. The initiative has four parts including:

• A comprehensive review and reevaluation of existing regulations

• A systematic and coordinated process for regulators to consider economic impacts for newly proposed regulations

• Public reporting of small business impacts impact for all regulatory changes to improve transparency during the public rule-making process

• Partnerships with the regulated community to share responsibility for creating a balanced regulatory environment

Contact Tim Wilkerson, Regulatory Ombudsman, timothy.wilkerson@state.ma.us.

Regulation Reform is part of an overall economic development strategy to develop a common agenda for continued progress on economic development and job creation in the Commonwealth.