... Revenue tailspin not strong enough to require corrected budget submission, Baker team says ...... Increase over first two weeks of June leaves tax revenues up 1.4 percent with two weeks left in fiscal year ...... Senate sends "amend and improve" bill to pot talks with the House ...... On pot, it's House's repeal-and-replace bill versus Senate's amend-and-improve proposal ...... Workforce development will be focus of $500 mil life sciences investment, Baker says ...... Baker: there's a "whole series of initiatives" to address fiscal 2017 revenue shortfall ...... Baker signs bill authorizing Somerville to borrow up to $50 mil to pay for costs of Green Line Extension ...... Unemployment rate rises for fifth straight month, state officials say labor force growing ...... ...
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THINK TANK SEES RISKS FOR $11 BIL IN FEDERAL REVENUES

About a quarter of the state's nearly $40 billion annual budget is paid for by the federal government, according to a new report, which warns that some of those revenues may be at risk under a Republican president and GOP-controlled Congress.

In "Partnership in Peril: Federal Funding at Risk for State Programs Relied on by Massachusetts Residents," the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center said as much as $1.8 billion is riding on the outcome of repeal-and-replace deliberations concerning the federal Affordable Care Act.


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