Lawmakers Hear Budget Woes of Schools and Municipalities

As Massachusetts lawmakers shape a financial plan for the fiscal year that starts July first, they’re faced with municipalities and public schools that were in financial dire straits even before the current recession… Now the picture is all that much worse. Next year’s budget was the subject of a hearing of the Joint Ways and Means committee in Turner’s Falls, Massachusetts today .WFCR’s Tina Antolini reports.