Monday, March 9, 2015
week Governor Baker released his version of the FY’16 state fiscal budget,
which offers a glimpse of many of his priorities as governor. Governor Baker’s plan
comes at a difficult time with the Commonwealth facing a $1.8 billion budget
His budget calls for the doubling of the state’s earned income tax credit to provide an economic boost to certain low-income individuals (the Senate Republican Caucus has been advocating for a similar measure for the past few years).