December 03, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022

Baker gets $4 billion spending package for federal relief funds and surplus tax revenue

Chris Van Buskirk ,

State House News Service / WGBH

The Legislature took final votes Friday on a $4 billion American Rescue Plan Act spending package (H 4629) that grew beyond the governor's original $2.8 billion proposal he filed in June. Baker had originally separated federal relief funding and surplus tax revenue spending into two bills that collectively added up to roughly $4.1 billion, according to the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation.