Mass Live | Tuesday, March 10, 2015
BOSTON — Massachusetts House and Senate budget writers quizzed Secretary of Administration and Finance Kristen Lepore on Tuesday about Gov. Charlie Baker’s proposal to trim the state workforce by 4,500 through an early retirement incentive program.
Baker’s proposal would allow state employees who are already eligible to retire to add up to five additional years onto their years of service for the purpose of calculating their pension benefits. This
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Newton TAB | February 14, 2014
Members of the city’s legislative delegation are pushing for $19 million in funding to improve accessibility at two mass transit stations in Newton.
State Reps. Ruth Balser and Kay Khan introduced amendments that were included in the final version of a $12.7 billion transportation bond bill that passed the House of Representatives late last month. Balser’s amendment calls for spending $2 million to make the MBTA Newton Highlands station handicap accessible, and Khan’s amendment called for $17 million to relocate the Auburndale commuter rail station.
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