March 06, 2024

Fiscal Year 2025 Budget: Workforce Investments

On January 24th, the Healey-Driscoll administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 budget proposal, with significant investments in childcare, education, and transportation. The $58.13 billion spending plan is a $2.1 billion increase (3.7 percent) over the FY 2024 General Appropriations Act (GAA). This brief focuses on workforce spending in the Governor’s proposal, where investments occur, and how proposed funding compares to the FY 2024 GAA.