PLYMOUTH – State Senator Vinny deMacedo, who was elected to take over Senate President Therese Murray’s Plymouth and Barnstable district, has been appointed as the ranking Republican member of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. Murray had long headed the committee in her position as senate president.
The Senate Committee on Ways and Means considers the operating and capital budget bills and related legislation, including the authorization of state debt. The Committee also deals with tax policy and other fiscal issues such as pension policy and compensation in addition to bills with operating budget fiscal impacts.
Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) made the appointment.
Read Full Article January 25, 2015 Source: CapeCod.Com