MA Budget Forecast

Governor-elect Deval Patrick takes office one week from tomorrow, and he has stated that delivering a budget will be his top priority.

This morning, we're taking a look at the state budget projections to get an idea what constraints Patrick will face when looking to fund his new initiatives.

To talk money, WBUR's Bob Oakes turns to Michael Widmer, President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers' Foundation.

This program aired on December 27, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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Bob Oakes was a senior correspondent in the WBUR newsroom, a role he took on in 2021 after nearly three decades hosting WBUR's Morning Edition.



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