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SÁNCHEZ CONFIDENT VETO OVERRIDES ARE SUSTAINABLE

Expressing confidence that adding spending back to the budget is sustainable, House budget chief Rep. Jeff Sánchez said the House on Wednesday intends to reverse Gov. Charlie Baker's decision to slash funding for MassHealth, HIV programs and pediatric palliative care.

The House and Senate in July resisted the temptation to restore funds vetoed by Baker and while tax collections during the past two months have not exceeded benchmarks, Sanchez said he now feels comfortable with starting veto overrides.


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