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.
At the end of the week, Massachusetts will welcome fiscal year 20-17. As it stands, it looks like state revenues are down about $750 million […]
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.
The next Massachusetts budget is now in the hands of a committee of six lawmakers — they’ll work out the differences of the versions of […]
A conference committee must now work out a compromise spending plan for the fiscal year budget that begins in July. Massachusetts state Senators passed their version of the budget last week, after tacking on several policy priorities.
It’s budget time for the Massachusetts Senate this week. Senators will wade through 1,167 amendments to the spending plan starting on Tuesday.
This week marks the first of several hurdles for a proposed constitutional amendment known as the “millionaire tax.” It would add a 4 percent surtax to incomes over $1 million.
Connecticut lawmakers will return next week to focus on the state’s $1 billion dollar deficit for the coming fiscal year.
Massachusetts lawmakers are looking to pump more money into the state budget as some state accounts are close to running out of money.
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.
This week, public hearings begin on Governor Baker’s budget, the Senate takes up public records, and some Massachusetts politicians head to the Granite State ahead of New Hampshire’s primaries.
Governor Charlie Baker releases his budget bill this week, while House Speaker Robert DeLeo lays out his priorities for 2016.
State House reporter Matt Murphy says Baker does not need the legislature’s approval to make emergency budget cuts.
Capped by Christmas on Friday, the week ahead will likely start with a flourish and grow progressively quieter despite the official arrival of winter.
A new state budget cycle gets underway next week in Massachusetts and the proceedings this year will carry extra weight for local aid to cities and towns.