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The legislature will be looking to override some of the measures vetoed by Governor Baker when they meet in formal session beginning Wednesday. They should feel confident when they increase spending that the demands can be met with higher revenues.
We entered the new fiscal year with an interim budget, as conferees could not find consensus. This was the first time in several years that the Commonwealth was forced to operate on an interim budget. As the fireworks and the 4th of July passed, conferees went into overdrive.
Last week the Senate worked late into the night to complete their version of the fiscal 16 budget. After two days of debate the Senate took to bundling amendments in order to assure a Memorial Day weekend completion and the unofficial beginning of summer..