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Spilka Named to Head-Up Finance Reform Committee

Filed under: Politics by News Staff at 1:43 pm on March 26, 2012

Sen. Karen Spilka Named to Head-Up Conference Committee on State Finance Reform, Modernizing and Improving Efficiency, Transparency, and Accountability of State Government

Sen. Karen Spilka

Senator Karen Spilka

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Today, Senator Karen Spilka announced that she was named to serve as the Senate Chair of the six member conference committee tasked with resolving the differences between the Senate and House versions of the state financial and administrative reform legislation.

"This legislation improves efficiency and accountability by updating the Commonwealth's finance laws and requiring our agencies and programs to start measuring performance and outcomes," said Spilka. "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with my colleagues on the conference committee on a final bill that will increase oversight and require smart and effective management of the state’s finances."

The provisions of the Senate bill include:

  • Requiring regular reviews and analysis of state agencies through ...[read more]

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