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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Water negotiations need public processopportunity doesn’t come very often and it’s likely the best arrangement the di
Water negotiations need public process
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
opportunity doesn’t come very often and it’s likely the best arrangement the district would be able to negotiate and Coun. Brian Dempsey said Lantzville isn’t required to transfer money until pipeline is built and connected. He also said once... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Beacon Hill hopes to shield local aid, school aid from cutsthe Massachusetts economy is still very strong," the Ashland Democrat said. Hou
Beacon Hill hopes to shield local aid, school aid from cuts
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
the Massachusetts economy is still very strong," the Ashland Democrat said. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey said the state has worked to respond quickly whenever there is a change in expected revenues. "I think the bond... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker, legislators appear to be teaming up on budget shortfallrevenue discussion. Speaking after a meeting with Gov. Baker and other legislat
Baker, legislators appear to be teaming up on budget shortfall
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
revenue discussion. Speaking after a meeting with Gov. Baker and other legislative leaders, House Ways and Means Chairman Brian Dempsey said he and his Senate counterpart, Sen. Karen Spilka, are still trying to firm up an understanding of the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
August sales tax holiday in jeopardy this yearyear, questioning whether the state can afford the loss in tax revenue. House
August sales tax holiday in jeopardy this year
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
year, questioning whether the state can afford the loss in tax revenue. House Ways and Means chairman State Representative Brian Dempsey (D-Haverhill) told 22News, “It’s a cost in the $23 (million-dollar) to $28-million-dollar range. It’s something... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker defers to conferees, but has budget recommendationsSenate Ways and Means Chair Karen Spilka -- who is leading the budget conferenc
Baker defers to conferees, but has budget recommendations
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Senate Ways and Means Chair Karen Spilka -- who is leading the budget conference committee with House Ways and Means Chair Brian Dempsey -- said she expected Baker to file a "corrective budget" based on the new revenue expectations. The conference... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State budget gap widensfrom the outset is the goal and that's something that all of us are working tog
State budget gap widens
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 days ago
from the outset is the goal and that's something that all of us are working together on." House Ways and Means Chairman Brian Dempsey responded to questions about the latest revenue estimates by issuing a statement to the News Service through... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State revenue estimate downgrade jolts legislatorshave acknowledged the need to be careful as they craft a budget for next year.
State revenue estimate downgrade jolts legislators
Lowell Sun / Posted 12 days ago
have acknowledged the need to be careful as they craft a budget for next year. The conference committee - led by Rep. Brian Dempsey and Sen. Karen Spilka - met for the first time last Friday to begin negotiations over a final spending plan for... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State lawmakers work to strike a compromise on FY17 budgetonly the current fiscal year, but in looking at our decisions, and how that wil
State lawmakers work to strike a compromise on FY17 budget
WWLP Springfield / Posted 16 days ago
only the current fiscal year, but in looking at our decisions, and how that will impact FY17,” said state Representative Brian Dempsey (D-Haverhill), chairman of the House Ways and Means committee. The upcoming budget will include NO new taxes,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Panel votes to keep state budget talks privateplan for the fiscal year that starts July 1. After brief opening statements fro
Panel votes to keep state budget talks private
Lowell Sun / Posted 16 days ago
plan for the fiscal year that starts July 1. After brief opening statements from Spilka, an Ashland Democrat, and Rep. Brian Dempsey, a Haverhill Democrat and House Ways and Means chairman, the committee unanimously approved a motion to go into... Read more
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Boston Globe
Panel votes to keep state budget talks privateSenate Ways and Means chairwoman Karen Spilka. After brief opening statements f
Panel votes to keep state budget talks private
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
Senate Ways and Means chairwoman Karen Spilka. After brief opening statements from Spilka and House Ways and Means chairman Brian Dempsey, the committee unanimously approved a motion to go into executive session. The panel’s job is to resolve... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Panel votes to keep state budget talks privateSenate Ways and Means chairwoman Karen Spilka. After brief opening statements f
Panel votes to keep state budget talks private
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 16 days ago
Senate Ways and Means chairwoman Karen Spilka. After brief opening statements from Spilka and House Ways and Means chairman Brian Dempsey, the committee unanimously approved a motion to go into executive session. The panel's job is to resolve... Read more
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The Herald News
Haddad touts job creation as House passes wind, hydro billnone of the bids are deemed acceptable. "This legislation is an important step
Haddad touts job creation as House passes wind, hydro bill
The Herald News / Posted 17 days ago
none of the bids are deemed acceptable. "This legislation is an important step forward for the state's energy future," Rep. Brian Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Committee on Ways & Means, said in a statement. "The House is continuing to demonstrate... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Tax haul woes spur summit, as questions swirl around state budgetsthe administration, brought together Lepore and Revenue Commissioner Michael He
Tax haul woes spur summit, as questions swirl around state budgets
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
the administration, brought together Lepore and Revenue Commissioner Michael Heffernan with House Ways and Means Chairman Brian Dempsey, Senate Ways and Means Chairwoman Karen Spilka, Northeastern University economist Alan Clayton-Matthews and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Panel of lawmakers to decide final state budgetraise taxes. But there are also numerous disagreements to be resolved before Ju
Panel of lawmakers to decide final state budget
Lowell Sun / Posted 20 days ago
raise taxes. But there are also numerous disagreements to be resolved before July 1. Sen. Karen Spilka of Ashland and Rep. Brian Dempsey of Haverhill, Democrats who chair the Ways and Means Committees in their respective chambers, will lead the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Panel of lawmakers to decide final state budgetraise taxes. But there are also numerous disagreements to be resolved before Ju
Panel of lawmakers to decide final state budget
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 20 days ago
raise taxes. But there are also numerous disagreements to be resolved before July 1. Sen. Karen Spilka of Ashland and Rep. Brian Dempsey of Haverhill, Democrats who chair the Ways and Means Committees in their respective chambers, will lead the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Panel of lawmakers to decide final state budgetraise taxes. But there are also numerous disagreements to be resolved before Ju
Panel of lawmakers to decide final state budget
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
raise taxes. But there are also numerous disagreements to be resolved before July 1. Sen. Karen Spilka of Ashland and Rep. Brian Dempsey of Haverhill, Democrats who chair the Ways and Means Committees in their respective chambers, will lead the... Read more
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