Climate, downtowns, housing focus of Baker spending bill

Governor urges quick movement on $3.5 billion economic development plan

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER on Wednesday filed a $3.5 billion economic development bill that focuses on climate-related projects, downtown revitalization, and housing. The bill is chock-full of specific local projects, a strategy likely aimed at getting the support of individual lawmakers – and getting municipal officials to lobby their lawmakers to pass it.  The bill relies(...)

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