During my recent campaign, I made public employee benefit reform a high priority and, having been reappointed to the Public Service Committee, I’ll be working hard on the issue.
There are seven compelling motivations for seeking public employee benefit reform:
There are three fundamental reforms that we need to make in Massachusetts that will go a long way to addressing these concerns:
Elimination of risk and abuse in the pension system requires more complex reforms, but limiting the maximum benefit would help a lot.
Your comments on this issue will be much appreciated. Or you can reach me by phone or email if you prefer. I’m also eager to sit down with groups or individuals who want to have more extended conversation about these issues.