Last week, the legislature sent a $38.145 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2016 to the Governor's desk. I'm proud that my first budget as Chair of Senate Ways and Means lifts all families.
These budget line items are so much more than just numbers - they represent values, priorities and meaningful tools for people across MetroWest and the Commonwealth.
We invest in the future, strengthening pathways to educational opportunity from early ed through college and workforce training. We provide assistance for those struggling with opioid addiction and help people find stable housing solutions.
The Earned Income Tax Credit increase is a big step to address rising income inequality and put more money in the pockets of hard-working families.
Thank you to advocates and constituents across MetroWest and the Commonwealth for making your voices heard on your priorities throughout the budget process!
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