Mass. House Speaker Asks Court To Sort Out Tax Dispute With SenateAmid legislative work on a budget, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is asking the state's highest court to weigh in on a Senate-approved measure to freeze the state income tax rate at 5.15 percent while gradually increasing the earned income tax credit for low-income working families.
Baker, Democratic Leaders Signal They Can Work Together On BudgetRepublican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic leaders discussed the projected state budget shortfall during his first meeting on Monday.
Senate To Unveil State Budget Plan Democratic leaders in the Massachusetts Senate are preparing to unveil their state budget plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Delay In Boston-Area Casino OK May Squeeze State BudgetBoston bid for host status may keep state from collecting $85 million fee this fiscal year.
Mass. Senate Will Likely Spend Days Debating $34 Billion Budget ProposalThe Massachusetts Senate is likely to spend several days considering a $34 billion state budget proposal.
Galvin: Cities And Towns Should Share Cost Of Special Senate ElectionThe state picked up the entire tab during the last special election in 2010, but this year Bill Galvin wants local communities to share the expense.
Keller @Large: House Speaker Robert DeLeo The proposed Massachusetts budget was one of the topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday on “Keller @ Large” as he sat down with Massachusetts Speaker Of The House Rep. Robert DeLeo.
Compromise Likely Needed On Patrick's Budget Proposal Gov. Deval Patrick can certainly relate to an old adage about state government: "The governor proposes, the Legislature disposes."
I-Team: State Taking Money Back From Earmarked ProjectsFor months, drivers have been maneuvering around the traffic barrels that have blocked off a main route through East Milton Square.
Gov. Patrick: $540 Million Gap In State Revenue ProjectionsGov. Deval Patrick has ordered spending cuts across state government in response to slower-than-expected growth in state tax collections.
Patrick Signs $32.5 Billion Mass. Budget, Announces VetoesGov. Deval Patrick signed into a law on Sunday a $32.5 billion state budget and also vetoed millions for several programs.
Gov. Patrick Unveils $32.3 Billion State BudgetGov. Deval Patrick sent lawmakers on Wednesday a proposed $32.3 billion state budget for the next fiscal year.