Lower-than-expected state tax revenues in recent months leave state budget writers with a difficult choice: spending cuts, additional taxes or both?
The Massachusetts House has approved its own state budget for the new fiscal year that totals just over $40 billion. The Massachusetts Senate begins its work on the budget today.
State Sen. Karen Spilka, a Democrat, chairs the Senate Ways and Means Committee, which releases its budget proposal later Tuesday morning.
This segment aired on May 16, 2017.