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Massachusetts Budget

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Mass. House Passes $30 Billion Budget That Slashes Medicaid Funding

The Massachusetts House has approved a $30.4 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

04/28/2011

Mass. House Releases $30.4B 2012 State Budget Plan

Massachusetts House leaders unveiled a $30.4 billion proposed state budget for the 2012 fiscal year on Wednesday.

04/13/2011

MA House passes $400M spending bill after delays

State Rep. and Republican candidate for state Treasurer Karyn Polito has been thwarted in her attempt to block a $400 million supplemental spending bill after she was late in arriving to the House chamber.

10/04/2010

(credit: www.bostonharborwalk.com)

Curious About State Official Pay Cuts

A lot of people are angry about the sales tax hike and are asking why out elected leaders aren’t taking pay cuts to hep close the budget gap. After…

10/01/2010

Curious About 6.25 Percent Sales Tax

Last week a sales tax hike from 5 percent to 6.25 percent was passed in Massachusetts. This increase will go into effect next month, but many people…

10/01/2010

State lawmaker blocks $400M spending bill

State Representative Karyn Polito blocked plans by House Democratic lawmakers to pass a $400 million midyear spending bill for a second straight day.

09/29/2010

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