Baker Endorses Scrapping Business Tax Break to Pay For EITC Expansion

Hours after lawmakers unveiled an overdue state budget compromise, Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday morning endorsed the Legislature’s approach to jettison a corporate tax break so that low-income workers could receive larger tax credits.

This Week On Beacon Hill

Massachusetts Governor Baker left for the July 4th holiday saying he was confident house and senate lawmakers could agree on a budget deal by the end of this week. State house reporter Matt Murphy says it’s unclear if the governor risks failing to deliver a budget before a temporary stop-gap measure expires.