Surely not even EBIII is on board with Representative O'Flaherty's proposal to transfer the Chelsea District Court from the District Court to the Boston Municipal Court. The Globe suggests Rep. O'Flaherty is seeking to make the move over … [Read more...]
Why I am voting for Martha Coakley on Tuesday
After supporting John Edwards whom I did NOT know, and who turned out to be a creation of the media and phony, it matters to me whether I know someone in governance who becomes a candidate for higher office personally. Before the Juvenile … [Read more...]
FIX line item 0330-0300 in House One – FUND guardian ad litems for kids in foster care!
The Governor's FY 11 Budget comes out 1/28/10. Line item 0330-0300 is the line item that pays for Guardian Ad Litems for kids removed from parent's custody in either Juvenile Court or Probate and Family Court. In our state, unlike even … [Read more...]
Line items matter – and a little transferability can be a dangerous thing – a case study
Here is a case study. In our state, the Chief Justice for Administration and Management [CJAM] has total control over a line item, 0330-0300 in which there is no itemization, nor any requirement that anything be spent on anything … [Read more...]