• Governor Baker Signs Municipal Modernization Act
  • October 3, 2016 | Author: Kerry R. Jenness
  • Law Firm: Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP - Quincy Office
  • Governor Baker recently signed House Bill 4565, “An Act modernizing municipal finance and government” (the “Act”). This Act made changes in many areas of law affecting cities and towns, including procurement, insurance, local taxation, municipal finance, and employee benefits, among others. The Act amends provisions of more than 250 different sections of the Massachusetts General Laws and represents a major overhaul of municipal-related laws in Massachusetts.