Gov. Patrick: Budget Interview

Governor Deval Patrick is presenting his first budget as a "first chapter." In a speech in Melrose last night, Patrick laid out a 26-point-seven spending plan that identifies budget cuts and new revenues, while it also dips into the state's reserve funds. It reiterates some of his campaign promises and introduces some new initiatives.

Governor Patrick will release the details of his proposals at noon today. Before then, he joins WBUR's Bob oakes to talk about the budget.

This program aired on February 28, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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Bob Oakes Senior Correspondent
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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