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Gov. Baker Says New Budget Will 'Build Stronger Communities In Every ZIP Code'01:53

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More than two weeks into the new fiscal year, Gov. Charlie Baker has signed a $38.1 billion state budget. It includes new support for the MBTA, drug abuse prevention and tax relief for the working poor. That's after Baker vetoed more than $160 million in spending from the budget.

WBUR's Simón Rios joins All Things Considered to explain the budget.

This segment aired on July 17, 2015.


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Simón Ríos is an award-winning bilingual reporter in WBUR's newsroom.


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