First Day of Senate Budget Debate Completed

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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!

Sarah Bldogett