Friday, August 29, 2008

Massachusetts' State Government Loves Bureaucracies

And I'm not supposed to get angry about all the waste, fraud and abuse in this state? While we got schools in arrears and a state that is borrowing to the hilt and is deeply in debt?

"State council got lost in the shuffle; Governor's office intends to revive planning group" by Todd Wallack, Globe Staff | August 29, 2008

Some government watchdogs argue there are too many commissions, boards, task forces, and councils.

"We've gotten so prolific with boards and commissions that we're chasing process more than actual decisions," said Jim Stergios, executive director of the Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, a Boston research group. "We've got layer upon layer of process throughout our agencies. Then we layer upon those layers many quasi-public agencies. And then we layer, upon those, coordinating councils."

, the Patrick administration says it is working to get the quasi-public council back on track.


Yeah, what a DISAPPOINTMENT the CHANGE GOVERNOR has become!!!!