When the House and Senate gavel back in after their Fourth of July break, there will be less than four weeks remaining until the end of formal sessions.
Budget negotiators in the Massachusetts legislature are facing big challenges and a looming deadline after the Baker administration announced a drop in expected revenue for the next fiscal year.
Connecticut lawmakers will return next week to focus on the state’s $1 billion dollar deficit for the coming fiscal year.
Malloy will propose more than $550 million in across-the-board spending cuts for the next fiscal year. He delivers his State of the State address Wednesday.
State revenues in Massachusetts have fallen slightly short of projections. Governor Charlie Baker has said he wanted to see those numbers before deciding whether or not to make mid-year budget cuts.
Elected officials gathered Friday in West Springfield to announce the award of $31-million in federal block grants to cities and towns across Massachusetts.
If the federal spending cuts known as the “Sequester” go into effect this Friday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is prepared to cut $600 million from its budget for the remainder of the
As the state faces a $540 million budget shortfall, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has proposed $250 million worth of mid-year budget cuts. More than half would hit services for seniors.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick attended today’s UMass Amherst men’s basketball season opener against Harvard at the Mullins Center.