A first: Baker signs budget with no spending vetoes

Another first: Governor doesn’t balk at legislative earmarks

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER signed the $43.1 billion fiscal 2020 budget on Wednesday without vetoing any spending measures, which may be a first in modern Massachusetts history. House Speaker Robert DeLeo and long-time budget analyst Michael Widmer said they couldn’t remember a governor ever approving a budget without a spending veto. Last year, Baker vetoed nearly(...)

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