Charlie Baker’s budget: Sustainable path or one-time bailout?

October 16, 2020

Editorial, includes “What revenue shortfall? That’s what Gov. Charlie Baker seemed to say with his revised $45.5 billion fiscal 2021 state budget unveiled on Wednesday. Despite the projected loss of an estimated $3.6 billion in state tax revenues from an economy stunted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the governor’s latest spending-plan actually exceeds the budget first laid out in January. To balance increased outlays with falling revenues, Baker built his budget on one-time revenue sources …”  

Read the full article on: Lowell Sun (Massachusetts)

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