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Summary and Analysis of FY 16 Senate Ways and Means Budget Proposal


On May 12, 2015, the Senate Committee on Ways and Means released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2016 (FY 16). Attached is MLRI's analysis of selected budget sections impacting low-income residents of the Commonwealth including state appropriations and budget language which affects cash and nutrition assistance programs, child care, child welfare, employment, homelessness services, housing, legal services, and Mass Health. The Senate will debate the FY2016 proposed Ways and Means budget beginning on Tuesday, May 19.  

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