Yesterday, the Senate engrossed a bill that would allocate Chapter 90 funding for transportation projects, including repairs to roads and bridges, to support the infrastructure of Massachusetts cities and towns. This $300 million appropriaton reflects a $100 million increase over last year’s $200 million appropriation. The increase would be funded by revenue raised and dedicated by a transportation […]
Senator Brownsberger has submitted a letter detailing his budget priorities to the Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. You can access the letter here: Budget Priority Letter- FY14. You can also review the text of the letter below. April 26, 2013 The Honorable Stephen M. Brewer Chair, Senate Committee on Ways and […]
Will talks about the budget and taxes with Mike Widmer, President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation (video).
The Governor, in his fiscal 2014 budget, has proposed to finally complete the education aid reform initiated in 2006. This is extremely good news for Watertown — Watertown had, for years, been badly short-changed by the failure to fully implement the 2006 reforms. Belmont also benefits, although more modestly, from the reform.The Governor uses a […]
The Governor has released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2014, including proposed local aid numbers. The local aid figures for the municipalities in Senator Brownsberger’s district, as proposed by the Governor, can be found in the chart below. Under the Governor’s proposal, the Unrestricted General Government Aid numbers would remain the same, while the Chapter […]
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