Friday, December 14, 2012

House Republicans Weigh In On Shake-up Within the Patrick Administration

In case you missed it, Governor Patrick announced a major reconfiguration of high-ranking personnel within his administration. One of those changes included Dr. JudyAnn Bigby, Secretary of Health and Human Services. The departure of Dr. Bigby comes after House Republican Leadership called on Governor Patrick to request her resignation.

The complete breakdowns of the changes in the Administration are as follows:

Executive Office of Health and Human Services

OUT: Dr. JudyAnn Bigby
IN: John Polanowicz – President of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center

Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

OUT: Marybeth Heffernan
IN: Sherrif Andrea Cabral – Suffolk County Sherrif

Executive Office of Education

OUT: Paul Reville
IN: Matt Malone – Superintendent of Brockton School System

Executive Office of Administration and Finance

OUT: Jay Gonzalez
IN: Glen Shor – Executive Director of Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority

Yesterday, Representatives Betty Poirier (R-North Attleboro) and Brad Hill (R-Ipswich) weighed in on the reconfiguration within the Administration as well as Secretary Bigby’s departure.

Click on the links below to see the interviews in their entirety.

FOX-25 News - Governor Patrick Announces Cabinet Shake-Ups


Gov. Patrick Cabinet shakeup