First Day of Senate Budget Debate Completed
Day 1 of Massachusetts State Senate budget debate is done!
Some of the amendments we adopted today include:
- Support for affordable housing, open space projects and community development in Community Preservation Act communities
- Funds for Low Income Tax Clinics to help families navigate the tax filing process and access tools like the Earned Income Tax Credit, an incredibly effective anti-poverty tool
- Increased funding for Mass Mentoring Partnership programs, key for helping kids learn, grow and access opportunities
- Increased funding for adult basic education to improve access to skills and tools necessary to join the workforce
Check the status of amendments and tune back in tomorrow at 11am!