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27 Sep: Smith – Next Week’s Hearings To Focus On Shared Service Proposals

TRENTON – Senator Bob Smith, D-Middlesex and Somerset, the co-chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Government Consolidation and Shared Services, issued the following statement today regarding next week’s committee hearing, in which the panel will ask for input on specific shared service proposals:

“Next week’s committee meeting will signal a change of focus, as we shift gears from looking at shared services and government consolidation with an academic eye to a pragmatic one. We will begin discussing specific shared services proposals, and we will look for input from the local officials who will have to live with what we do to promote efficient government.