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Senate President Rosenberg On Fixing The MBTA, The Budget, Hosting The Olympics13:15
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Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, poses outside the Statehouse. (Elise Amendola/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, poses outside the Statehouse. (Elise Amendola/AP)

This year is shaping up to be an interesting year. The state is facing a $1.8 billion budget gap for next fiscal year, on top of a $768 million gap this year. Not to mention the problems on the MBTA and commuter rail this winter and questions around the bid to host the Olympics here in 2024.

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Stanley Rosenberg, president of the Massachusetts Senate. He tweets @SenStan.

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Radio Boston: New Senate President Stanley Rosenberg Outlines Agenda

  • "All budget cuts are painful to someone because those programs are serving someone. The issue here is: can we do the least damage and create the least pain possible putting the budget back into balance."

The Boston Globe: Rosenberg Calls For Fight Against Income Inequality

  • "Senator Stanley C. Rosenberg, a longtime presence on Beacon Hill, was elected Senate president Wednesday, becoming the first openly gay person and first Jewish person to lead the chamber."

This segment aired on March 31, 2015.

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