Mass. Lawmakers Consider Reconvening To Address Overdue '07 Capital Budget

Kaske, Michelle
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/11/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32443, p44
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The article reports on the plan of lawmakers in Massachusetts to reconvene after missing the July 31, 2006 deadline to approve the 2007 capital budget of the commonwealth. The House of Representatives and the Senate hit a situation in which no progress could be made. This was about the capital spending or bond bill with the House approving $1.2 billion compared to the $400 million of the Senate.


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