Saturday, January 26, 2013

"I’m very, very cautious"

The MA Budget discussion began in earnest this week with the publication of the Governor's version. The House and Senate will separately draft their versions and all three will ultimately be reconciled before the Governor gets to sign the final budget before June 30.  Milford Daily News talked with some of the local community officials to get their viewpoint.

Franklin Town Council Chairman Robert Vallee said he is glad Patrick is seeking to invest in transportation infrastructure and education. Vallee said the education aid would be helpful for Franklin as it is the town’s largest expense. 
Valle said he expects Patrick’s plan will likely be embraced by the heavily Democratic Legislature. 
"It’s the right thing to do," he said of supporting education and transportation.

Read more: http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x1058237407/Local-officials-cautiously-optimistic-about-governors-budget-plan#ixzz2J4vuCn6T

The Governor's budget can be found here:
http://www.mass.gov/bb/h1/fy14h1/index.html


The MassBudget analysis of the budget can be found here
http://www.massbudget.org/report_window.php?loc=budget_monitor_governor_fy14.html