Supplemental spending bill is signed

On December 4, the Legislature passed, and Governor Healey signed, a supplemental spending bill that enables Massachusetts to close the books on FY23. Included in the bill is funding for 95 collective bargaining agreements and raises for tens of thousands of state health workers, staff at community colleges and state universities, and other state professional employees. It also includes money for emergency shelters and for schools facing increased special education costs.

 

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