Governor Healey’s Capital Authorization Bills
On Thursday, January 19th, Governor Maura Healey filed the first capital bond bills of her Administration, totaling $1.4 billion. The first bill focuses on what the Administration identifies as the “immediate needs” of municipalities, and includes $987 million for investments in housing, public infrastructure, and economic development. The second bill includes a two-year, $400 million reauthorization of the state’s Chapter 90 program to fund improvements to local roads and bridges.
Governor Healey’s FY 2023 Supplemental Budget
On January 30th, Governor Healey filed the first supplemental budget of her Administration to fund the emergency shelter, housing, and supportive service needs of new arrivals and families experiencing homelessness in Massachusetts. The bill also supports the continuation of two school and family food security programs.