Governor-Elect Charlie Baker Vows To Restore Economic Order

November 11, 2014 4:05 AM
Governor-Elect Charlie Baker Vows To Restore Economic Order
" BOSTON (CBS) – Governor-elect Charlie Baker is vowing to use his executive power to help companies in Massachusetts.

In an interview Monday, Baker made it clear there is one thing he intends to stand tall on: His contention that his predecessor and the Democrat-controlled legislature have left the state’s business climate choking in the weeds for years.

“I look at where Massachusetts sits on almost every survey anybody does around our cost of doing business, our cost of living, our permitting processes, our tax policies, our regulatory policies. We’re sort of a 48th, 49th, 47th place finisher out of 50 on all those lists. That says something to me,” Baker told Keller.

So Baker says his first priority is keeping that campaign promise to restore economic order "

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