Monday, February 4, 2013

Representative Jay Barrows: Fiscal Watchdog Needed at Department of Transitional Assistance

In case you missed it, Representative Jay Barrows (R-Mansfield) was recently interviewed by Pam Cross of WCVB – Channel 5.

As you may know, Daniel Curley was recently forced to resign as Commissioner of the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA). Curley’s resignation comes in response to ongoing and widespread abuse of Massachusetts’ welfare benefits program.

Representative Barrows weighed-in saying that going forward, the DTA needs a commissioner who will serve as a fiscally responsible watchdog of the taxpayers’ money.

Click here to view the segment in its entirety.