House Moves to close FY19 Books

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, OCT. 16, 2019…..The House moved to close the fiscal year 2019 books Wednesday with near-unanimous approval of a $723 million supplemental budget that would stash $400 million of last year’s surplus in reserves and spend millions more...

Governor Baker Signs FY20 Budget with No Spending Vetoes

Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday signed into law a $43.32 billion state budget for fiscal 2020, without vetoing any spending. “The budget is balanced,” Baker said. The budget represents an increase in spending of 3.3% over fiscal 2019. In past years, Baker has vetoed...

Massachusetts Legislature passes $43.1 billion budget

***This Article appeared on Masslive.com on July 22nd and was written by Shira Schoenberg***   The Massachusetts House and Senate on Monday passed a $43.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2020, 22 days after the start of the fiscal year. The figure is larger than...