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July 7, 2005 On June 30th Governor Romney signed the fiscal year 2006 budget and issued his line item vetoes. The amount vetoed - $110 million - was less than one half of one percent of the total budget. While many of the vetoes will have real effects on individual's lives - by reducing resources to fight homelessness, denying dental benefits to women with young children, and eliminating funding for small raises for low-income human service workers - overall the Governor did not recommend deep cuts beyond those already implemented over the past five years. Read the Report Read MBPC's analysis of the Conference Committee report Read MBPC's analysis of Senate floor action and conference differences Read MBPC's analysis of the Senate Ways and Means budget proposal Read MBPC's analysis of the final House budget Read MBPC's analysis of the House Ways and Means budget proposal Read MBPC's analysis of the Governor's House 1 budget proposal The Boston Globe on the House Ways and Means budget
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