Key budget leaders in the Massachusetts House have said no new “broad-based” taxes are needed for the next state budget, even though tax revenues for the current fiscal year keep coming up short.
This week, a state commission in Massachusetts will meet to set the official health care cost benchmark.
Beacon Hill lawmakers are five weeks into a new two-year session, and things are off to a pretty slow start.
Massachusetts lawmakers pushed through their first major piece of legislation of the new session last week: a pay raise for themselves. This week, they may override Governor Baker’s veto of that bill.
President Donald Trump’s first full week in office began today, and we still know little about the magnitude of the cuts and changes he’ll make to measures passed under the Obama Administration. Will the changes make a big difference to the budget Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker lays out this week?
Governor Baker will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, but Congresswoman Katherine Clark will not.