MassBudget: Analyzing the House Budget Amendments for Fiscal Year 2019
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May 3, 2018
Analyzing the House Budget Amendments for FY 2019
During four days in which it considered amendments on education, health care, local aid, and each of the other major areas in which our state budget provides funding for services in our communities, the House made only very modest changes to the budget proposal from its Ways and Means Committee.
The Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center's new Budget Monitor describes the major amendments in each area of the budget. The amendments increased funding overall by $79.6 million dollars, which is two tenths of one percent of the total state budget.
The chart below provides an overview of the amounts added in each major category of the budget.
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