This Week’s MACo Testimony – Week of March 31, 2014

The MACo staff gave testimony this week on the following bills:

April 1, 2014:

MACo supported a compromise bill altering the processes for hiring and removal of local health officers.

MACo supported an amended bill providing greater flexibility with a local tax incentive.

MACo withdrew its previous opposition to a procedural bill on officer discipline, honoring an agreement reached with police chiefs, sheriffs, and officer representatives.

MACo supported a “complementary approach” to bail reform, citing concerns that the broad reforms of earlier bills may not reach final passage.

April 2, 2014:

MACo sought an assurance of state funding for this study looking at school technology, capacity and costs.

April 3, 2014:

MACo opposed a broadening of non-rebuttable worker compensation presumptions to further classes of employees.

To see online versions of MACo’s written testimony from the 2014 legislative session, click here.