BY: Millbury-Sutton Chronicle, February 16, 2017
State senators recently adopted a number of Republican proposals designed to broaden public awareness of matters in so-called informal sessions, generate opportunities for government savings and expand accountability of Senate members.
Several Republican amendments were adopted unanimously to two separate bills establishing rules which will govern Senate sessions and the procedures used with the House of Representatives.
“Transparency on Beacon Hill should be the highest priority for all Legislators,” State Sen. Ryan Fattman (R-Webster) said. “These rules reforms are the next step to accomplishing this goal.”...