A state budget agreement has been reached on Beacon Hill, one week into the new fiscal year in Massachusetts. Votes are scheduled this afternoon in the House and Senate on a $38.1 billion budget for fiscal year 2016.
Governor Charlie Baker will have 10 days to act on the budget. He can sign it, or veto all or parts of the budget.
State Representative Stephen Kulik of Worthington is part of the six-member conference committee that produced the final budget deal Tuesday night. He spoke this morning with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.