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Budget Brief: The Governor's Plan to Close the FY 2010 Budget Gap

Governor Patrick today announced his plan to close the $600 million gap caused by declining tax revenue and bring the FY 2010 budget back into balance. The plan relies primarily on budget cuts across state government, but also includes some additional revenues, including the use of federal stimulus funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), as well as a small surplus of funds that remained unspent at the end of FY 2009. (Updated Nov. 2, 2009).

October 29, 2009 | PDF | Budget Brief