SHORTFALL FORCING STATE TO CUT TRANSPORTATION SPENDING
Baker administration officials are cutting some transportation spending and digging into reserves to address a budget shortfall of more than $13 million.
The state transportation board approved a fiscal year 2018 budget this year based on the assumption that the state would transfer at least $315.2 million from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund, but the budget signed by Gov. Charlie Baker authorized a transfer of $302.1 million, a $13.1 million difference.
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