This post offers some background on the suddenly relevant limit on state tax revenues.
Senator Brownsberger submitted the following letter to the Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means outlining his budget priorities for Fiscal Year 23.
Local aid in the Governor’s proposed FY23 budget.
Many municipalities are unable to take advantage of the “lost revenue” provisions of the ARPA bill. This is due to federal policy.
We are pleased to announce that the state’s positive financial position combined with additional federal support has allowed the legislature to make new contributions to Watertown’s health, housing, and environmental programs.
We are pleased to announce that the state’s positive financial position has allowed the legislature to make new contributions to Belmont’s capital improvement program — supporting forward movement on the library, the skating rink, public housing and economic development.