Last Wednesday, Governor Patrick submitted his $34.8 billion budget to the Legislature. The proposed income tax hike is part of a comprehensive package aimed at investing in the state's infrastructure and in driving growth, Patrick said.
Take a look at how the numbers affect Bedford:
Cherry Sheet Estimate
Gov. budget ($)Difference ($) Education Funding Chapter 70 state education aid
758,981Total education aid
766,367General government Unrestricted general government
0 Sub-total, All general government
55,052Total Aid (minus state assessments) 5,097,816 5,894,338 796,522
Both education aid and general government aid increased for FY14 over FY13.Looking for updates on what's happening in Bedford government? Subscribe to our newsletter, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
Education aid saw an increase of $766,367 for FY14, while Chapter 70 education aid alone saw an increase of $758,981.
General government aid for Bedford saw an increase of $55,052 over FY13.
After factoring in state assesments, total aid to Bedford increased $796,522 to $5,894,338 for FY14 from $5,097,816 during FY13.
Check out the PDF attached to the right for a complete look at the Cherry Sheet for Bedford.