Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2013

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2013

House 2 - FY2013
Budget Recommendation
Deval L. Patrick, Governor
Timothy P. Murray, Lt. Governor


Patrick-Murray Administration Files Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

BOSTON – Wednesday, January 25, 2012 – Governor Deval Patrick today filed his Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) budget recommendation, a balanced and fiscally responsible plan that reflects the Governor's unprecedented commitment to education, health care, creating jobs and other key priorities that support long-term job growth and prosperity and will continue to accelerate the Commonwealth's economic recovery.

In the face of unprecedented fiscal challenges, government needs to be smarter about how it delivers services. Reforms included in the Governor’s budget proposal will drive innovation and implement bold changes to improve accountability and transparency.

Read Governor Patrick's FY 2013 Budget Message

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

A description of the operating budget process and the critical factors that impact the development of the FY 2013 Budget

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 User 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.

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