Massachusetts Budget

Gov. Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Baker: Massachusetts Facing $765 Million Budget Deficit

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he initially expected the deficit to be around $500 million.


Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Beacon Hill Rushing To Pass Mass. Budget

Massachusetts lawmakers are rushing to get a final state budget approved as the clock ticks down on the end of the 2014 fiscal year.


Gov. Deval Patrick (Photo courtesy: Scott Eisen/Governor's Office)

Patrick Signs $32.5 Billion Mass. Budget, Announces Vetoes

Gov. Deval Patrick signed into a law on Sunday a $32.5 billion state budget and also vetoed millions for several programs.


(Photo Credit: Andrea Courtois)

Mass. House Panel Unveiling Proposed Budget Plan

A key House committee has proposed a nearly $32.3 state budget that includes no new taxes and boosts state aid to cities and towns.


Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo (credit: CBS)

Speaker DeLeo: Mass. Budget Gap At $500M to $1B

Robert DeLeo is estimating that the state faces a budget gap of between $500 million and $1 billion in the next fiscal year, but he’s sticking to his no-new-tax pledge.


Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo (credit: CBS)

Speaker DeLeo: No New Taxes In Mass. Budget

Massachusetts Speaker Robert DeLeo says the House of Representative’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year will not rely on any new taxes or fees.


Gov. Deval Patrick (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Patrick Unveils $32.3 Billion State Budget

Gov. Deval Patrick sent lawmakers on Wednesday a proposed $32.3 billion state budget for the next fiscal year.


Governor Patrick at the MEMA bunker,  August 26, 2011. (Photo Courtesy: Matt Bennett/Governor's Office)

Gov. Patrick To Give State Of State Address Monday

Gov. Deval Patrick is expected to discuss new ideas for bringing more jobs to the state when he delivers his annual state of the state address.


(Photo credit: Matt Bennett/Governor's Office)

Gov. Patrick To Unveil State Budget This Week

Gov. Deval Patrick is preparing to unveil a proposed state budget that calls for spending cuts and higher taxes on tobacco, candy and soda.


Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Mass. Had $460M Surplus In FY 2011

Gov. Deval Patrick says the state closed out the last fiscal year with a $460 million surplus, and he wants much of it to be put into the state’s so-called Rainy Day Fund.




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