spending cuts

Brewing Budget Battle On Beacon Hill
A simmering dispute between Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and the Democratic-controlled Legislature over Massachusetts' state finances boiled over last week when Baker announced nearly $100 million in unilateral spending cuts. Lawmakers and advocates complained the governor was wielding the budget a…
Baker Unveils Plan To Close Budget Gap
Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing more than $500 million in spending cuts to help close a state budget shortfall for the fiscal year ending June 30.
The Republican announced the plan on Tuesday, saying it was time for state government to live within its means...
Plan to End Shutdown Inching Foreward
One Republican senator says he's more optimistic now that he has been in the past two weeks.
 
    Mike Johanns of Nebraska spoke after a two-hour meeting between Senate Republicans and President Barack Obama at the White House. He's predicting that in the next few days, …