BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo said he is “very concerned” with the lack of a new federal coronavirus aid package and what it could mean for the state’s budget deficit.
DeLeo joined WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller for Sunday’s Keller @ Large.READ MORE: BMC Cancels Vaccine Appointments After Registration Link 'Inappropriately Shared On Social Media'
The House speaker said that without federal aid, the state could be facing a $4-6 billion budget shortfall.
“Without the assistance from Washington, which we are very much depending upon, which hasn’t been forthcoming so far, we’re very concerned,” said DeLeo.READ MORE: 'Suspicious Device' Found At Manchester Central High School Was A Hoax, Police Say
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DeLeo was also asked about potential votes on two separate police reform bills. He said that he hopes to hold a vote by the end of the year.