House 1 - FY2010
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:
- A description of the overall budget, the challenges faced in developing the budget and the solutions employed to meet them
- In-depth policy documents describing the proposals embedded in the budget
- Detailed historical information on budget levels and spending by department and spending account
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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