Ferrante, Tarr deliver $875,000 in funding for Cape Ann initiatives in FY 2024 budget

Representative Ann-Margaret Ferrante (D-Gloucester) and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) have secured $875,000 in state funding earmarks for twelve local initiatives in the Towns of Essex, Rockport, and Manchester-by-the Sea, and the City of Gloucester as part of the Fiscal Year 2024 state budget that was enacted by the House and Senate on July…

Legislature Passes Fiscal Year 2024 Budget

Today, the Legislature enacted a $56.2 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24), reconciling differences between the versions of the budget passed by the House of Representatives and Senate and earlier this year. The FY24 conference committee report provides for historic levels of investment in education, housing, regional transportation, health care, workforce development, and more,…