Competition and Government Services: Can Massachusetts Still Afford the Pacheco Law?

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on
LinkedIn
+

Authors: Geoffrey Segal, Adrian Moore, Adam Summers

When faced with insufficient revenues, state governments typically have four options: increase taxes, scale back expenditures, spend down reserves, or seek ways to provide services more efficiently through contracting with private providers. Massachusetts, however, has only the first three options available; it is the only state in the nation that has virtually outlawed the privatization of public services.

Competition & Government Services: Can Massachusetts Still Afford the Pacheco Law

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *