Massachusetts Governor Wants More Debt Disclosure From Local Governments

Piazza, Johanna
April 2004
Bond Buyer;4/27/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31871, p28
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Reports on the stance of the administration of governor Mitt Romney on reductions in local aid in Massachusetts. Call on local leaders to control their spending and make their finances more transparent to municipal stakeholders; Proposal to create municipal debt impact statements that would fully disclose to voters and state officials how a municipality is managing its revenues, expenditures and debt; Concern whether municipalities are making the right financial decisions with the limited funding they have available.


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