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Governor Patrick Restores Some Cuts

Governor Patrick, after cutting the current budget due to lower than expected tax revenues, is restoring $20.8 million of the $225 million cut as tax revenue begins to rebound. The latest figures show tax revenues $500 million or so above … Continue reading

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Legislature Grants 9-C Authority to Governor

The Legislature yesterday granted expanded 9-c authority to Governor Deval Patrick to close a budget gap that is at about one billion dollars. In doing so the legislature exempted themselves, the judiciary, and constitutional officers from the expanded authority. It … Continue reading

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State Revenues Plunge

The State of Massachusetts, after making a big round of budget cuts because of rapidly declining tax revenue, is faced with a new shortfall, as revenue continues to plunge below even the new, lower estimates put out two months ago. … Continue reading

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