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Category Archives: Budget

In Brief: Budget Proposal Unveiled, Drinking Water Infrastructure, Haverhill 3-1-1, Complete Streets Posted on Jan 31

In Brief: Budget Proposal Unveiled, Drinking Water Infrastructure, Haverhill 3-1-1, Complete Streets

Though the annual State of the Commonwealth address certainly was the capstone of the week, Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito made other important announcements, including the release of the administration’s budget proposal for the next fiscal year, and the awarding of the next round of   …Continue Reading In Brief: Budget Proposal Unveiled, Drinking Water Infrastructure, Haverhill 3-1-1, Complete Streets

Baker-Polito Administration’s Capital Budget Plan focuses on maintaining and modernizing existing assets, investing in housing, transportation and municipalities Posted on May 19

Baker-Polito Administration's Capital Budget Plan focuses on maintaining and modernizing existing assets, investing in housing, transportation and municipalities

On Thursday, May 19, the Baker-Polito Administration released the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) capital plan, including a $2.19 billion bond cap on General Obligation Bonds. Significant resources in FY17 will be invested in affordable and workforce housing, transportation projects and various grant programs to support municipalities   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration’s Capital Budget Plan focuses on maintaining and modernizing existing assets, investing in housing, transportation and municipalities

A budget signed, a budget filed, and an MBTA board created Posted on Jul 18

A budget signed, a budget filed, and an MBTA board created

On Friday, July 17, Governor Charlie Baker put pen to paper on his first state budget, signing the $38.117 billion budget into law with Lt. Governor Polito, Secretary Lepore, and Secretary Pollack around him. In a break from previous budget cycles, the FY16 plan holds   …Continue Reading A budget signed, a budget filed, and an MBTA board created