JP Resident Appointed Budget Director for City of Boston

A Jamaica Plain resident, who most recently served as the budget director for the the Massachusetts House Committee on Ways and Means, is now the budget director for the city of Boston. Justin Sterritt has more than six years of experience in government finance, administration and policy, and spent the last three years working in the House Committee on Ways and Means. As budget director for the committee, Sterritt directed a staff that reviewed, analyzed and recommended funding for $40 billion in state spending and revenue. "I am thrilled to be joining the Walsh Administration and the tremendous budget team that's in place," said Sterritt via press release. "It is an honor to be a part of an administration with a proven track record for bold new ideas, innovation in government, and fiscal responsibility.