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Massachusetts House Passes Supplemental Budget

The Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a supplemental budget this week which added some spending, and dealt with the Patrick Administration’s request to deal with a $550 million dollar shortfall in this budget cycle. The House declined to accept the … Continue reading

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MMA Looks to Get in the Que

The Massachusetts Municipal Association yesterday called for an increase in Chapter 90 funding for localities to bridge the gap between what is spent today, and what needs to be spent to bring local roads and bridges to a “state of … Continue reading

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MMA Legislative Letter on Muni Health Care

Here is the letter of March 30th sent by the MMA to the State Legislature on municipal health care. Dear Representative, On behalf of the cities, towns and local taxpayers of Massachusetts, the MMA strongly urges you to support H. … Continue reading

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The MMA Letter to Governor Patrick

The Massachusetts Municipal Association, knowing that local aid cuts are right around the corner, has sent Governor Patrick a letter asking for action on a series of reforms to help cities and towns weather the coming storm. I have talked … Continue reading

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Governor to Cut $128 Million in Local Aid Mid Year

Governor Deval Patrick, in an address to the MMA this morning, announced a mid year local aid cut of $128 million, made against the lottery account and the additional aid account. Governor Patrick also announced that he would make no … Continue reading

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