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Lawmakers Reach $43.1 Billion Spending Agreement03:15

The Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Three weeks into the new fiscal year, it appears Massachusetts may soon have a new state budget.

House and Senate negotiators late Sunday afternoon reached a compromise on the state's $43.1 billion spending plan. It could be on Gov. Charlie Baker's desk by the end of Monday.

Senior State House reporter Steve Brown joined WBUR's Morning Edition to discuss highlights from the proposal.

This segment aired on July 22, 2019.


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Steve Brown is a veteran broadcast journalist who serves as WBUR's senior State House reporter.


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