Thursday, January 28, 2010

Patrick Administration Out of Ideas

Apparently, the Patrick Administration doesn't have a clue on how to even begin to address the state's projected $3 billion budget deficit. At yesterday's press conference announcing the filing of his Fiscal Year 2011 spending plan, the governor sought to enlist outside help by making a public plea to the residents of the Commonwealth, asking them to submit their money-saving ideas to him at

The Senate Republican Caucus already has a series of cost-saving reform measures that can save the state over $1 billion. The governor and his staff may be out of ideas, but we're confident the voters of Massachusetts will have no shortage of suggestions on how to save enough money to erase the remaining shortfall. The only question is, will the governor actually listen to these ideas and act on them, or will he simply continue to ignore the problem?