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House Wants To Increase Funds For Local Aid, MBTA In $41 Billion Budget05:28

The Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Lawmakers on Beacon Hill have began the long state budgeting process. The House's proposed $41 billion budget would increase local aid, provide new funding for programs under the recently passed criminal justice bill, and put more money into parks, mental health programs, education and the MBTA.


Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez, a Democrat from Jamaica Plain and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

This segment aired on April 12, 2018.


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