Governor Patrick Announces $352 Million in Cuts Across State Government

Governor Deval Patrick was in Worcester today, speaking to a gathering of local business leaders to discuss his plans to close the $600 million mid-year budget gap. His idea? Governor Patrick said he is going to make $277 million in cuts across Executive Branch agencies, and is also seeking expanded 9C authority to make $75 million in cuts to non-executive branch agencies.

Governor Patrick was also keen on addressing the programs and investments that he would like to preserve and maintain, including $16 million for Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Head Start programs and $10 million for Department of Mental Health Club Houses to serve the mentally ill, just to name a few.

To view a list of the reductions follow the link below.

<http://www.mass.gov/bb/gaa/fy2010/>

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One response to “Governor Patrick Announces $352 Million in Cuts Across State Government

  1. SS

    I’m still waiting for my property tax relief promised by The guv and his lil’ sidekick.

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