After graduating in May of 2009 with a double major in Accounting and American Studies, Steve eventually began working as a budget analyst for the Massachusetts House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means. The Committee is responsible for creating the General Appropriations Act for the House, a budget which includes funding for all state programs in the Commonwealth. It also analyzes bills submitted by the House to determine the fiscal impact they may have. While at Ways and Means, Steve has been responsible for building appropriation recommendations for the Chairman of the Committee for all accounts of the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, and the Veterans Services and Soldiers’ Homes. Recently, Steve was promoted to the position of Revenue Director. In this new role, he will be monitoring revenue projections and analyzing how changes in those revenues impact state spending.