The next Massachusetts budget moves ahead this week, as the House Ways and Means Committee releases its version today.
This comes two-and-a-half months after Governor Charlie Baker put out his budget proposal. As we do most Mondays, we spoke to reporter Matt Murphy of the State House News Service. He said the House budget is likely to put more money toward local aid for cities and towns than Governor Baker's plan.
Later this week, Governor Baker meets with leaders of municipalities from around the state. Murphy says they'll likely discuss possible budget cuts on both the state and federal levels.