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“Sobering” Estimates Mean Budgeting With Billions Less

Despite the forecasts, or perhaps because of them, Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center President Marie-Frances Rivera told lawmakers and the administration it was “not the time to switch to austerity mode.” She urged them to close tax loopholes, use the state’s $3.5 billion “rainy day” fund and tap federal aid to preserve spending on critical human services.

https://www.wgbh.org/news/local-news/2020/04/14/sobering-estimates-mean-budgeting-with-billions-less

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Matt Murphy, SHNS

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