It’s a very solid bill, although we couldn’t do everything that people urged us to do.
It’s a tight budget and we’ll have to watch closely to see whether its assumptions hold up.
The following items of local interest were adopted in the FY17 budget: Belmont (amendments offered by Representative Roger and included in the final package): 2000-1000: “and provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for energy conservation projects for school and town buildings in Belmont;” 2800-0401: “provided, that not less than $50,000 shall […]
The Governor released his proposed budget on 1/27/16. In this post you will find a comparison of local aid line items for charter school reimbursement and special education “circuit breaker” reimbursement funding since FY13, as well as the Governor’s proposed totals for FY17.