Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2010

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2010

House 1 - FY2010
Budget Recommendation
Deval L. Patrick, Governor
Timothy P. Murray, Lt. Governor

Governor Patrick Outlines Emergency Recovery Plan

Multi-Pronged Solution Positions State for Recovery

January 28, 2009 -- Amid a deep and unprecedented national recession, Governor Deval Patrick submitted his Fiscal Year 2010 budget proposal, which focuses on preserving core services and holds spending growth to 0.5% over current year spending

Together with an emergency plan for closing a $1.1 billion budget gap in the current fiscal year and a series of legislative provisions, these measures comprise the Patrick-Murray Administration’s Emergency Recovery Plan, a multi-pronged strategy to help stabilize and position the Commonwealth for long-term economic success.

Read Governor Patrick's FY2010 Budget Message

The Governor's award-winning budget document comprises hundreds of pages of background and supporting materials, including:

The Budget Navigation Guide is designed to help users navigate the state budget and find the information most important to them. The Guide contains a brief explanation of the budget's contents, describing what information can be found in each area.

As always, if you are confused or have additional questions please contact us.

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