“Asking seniors and the disabled to pay thousands of dollars in higher property taxes and prescription costs while providing a huge windfall to the extremely wealthy is simply unconscionable,” said Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, D-Middlesex. “Today we renew our promise to seniors and the disabled that their quality of life is our priority.”

17 Sep: Buono To Seek Subpoena Power For ‘Race To The Top’ Investigation

TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, chairwoman of the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee, today said she will offer a resolution during Monday’s Senate voting session to grant the committee subpoena power so it can receive the documents and testimony necessary to conduct a thorough review of the issues leading up to the state’s failed Race to the Top application.