Roberta Schaefer’s Testimony before the House Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government, June 12, 2007

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to testify before you today. I will outline a number of proposals which, if adopted, would dramatically reduce the cost of local government in Massachusetts, and ultimately, the cost of doing business in the Commonwealth. Some of the proposals are more fully explained in recent Research Bureau reports I will leave with you; others will require additional research.