Today the Senate will take up a Chapter 90 authorization bill. Chapter 90 funds are the primary source of funding that the Commonwealth provides to cities and towns for road maintenance and repair. Last year the state authorized $200 million of Chapter 90 funding. Chapter 90 funds are appropriated to all cities and towns determined […]
Click to read Senator Brownsberger’s letter to Senator Spilka, Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Hi Will, Yesterday’s GlobeWest reported Gov Baker cut funding for this program. What are your thoughts on this & your suggestions for what we can do to restore it?
The Senate took the following votes to override the Governor’s FY17 Vetoes: The Senate voted to override the following vetoes: 0320-0003: Supreme Judicial Court Administration Reduce by: $87,621 Reduce to: $8,674,528 Senate vote: 33-6 0320-0010: Suffolk County Supreme Judicial Court Clerks Office Reduce by: $15,677 Reduce to: $1,552,058 Senate vote: 36-3 0321-1504: CPCS Attorney Salaries […]
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 […]