Armed with a spending plan buttressed by federal aid and emergency reserves, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday announced he’s taking what might be the unprecedented step of refiling an annual budget with the Legislature that proposes spending more money — by $45.5 billion — than he pitched in January before the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the state’s economy. The higher…
Gov. Charlie Baker proposes a new budget plan that would pull $1.35B from the ‘rainy day’ fund amid COVID-19.