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Baker Seeks Quick Budget Turnaround, Would Veto Tax Hikes

Gov. Charlie Baker planned to outline the new budget proposal Wednesday afternoon at the State House. [Chris Van Buskirk/SHNS/File 2020]

Threatening to veto tax hikes if pursued by the Legislature, Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday took the exceedingly rare step of refiling his annual budget, proposing a $45.5 billion plan that increased spending beyond what he proposed in January despite the projected loss of $3.6 billion in state tax revenues from an economy ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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