Category: Budget

FY19 Budget Priorities

Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Priorities

Jay sat down with House Committee on Ways & Means Chairman Brian Sanchez regarding his priorities for the FY2019  budget.  Among those priorities were line items pertaining to Early Childhood Education, Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation funding, and funding for the Resolve to Stop the Violence program (RSVP).  Below is the letter in full.

While Jay has chosen to prioritize these line items, this is not an exhaustive list of the programs he plans to support in the budgetary process.  He looks forward to working with his colleagues to advocate for other line items after the release of the House Ways and Means Budget.

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FY 2018 Budget: Representative Livingstone Releases Budget Priority Letter

Jay sat down with House Committee on Ways & Means Chairman Brian Dempsey regarding his priorities for the FY2018  budget.  Among those priorities were line items pertaining to Early Childhood Education, Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation funding, and DCR Operations funding.  Below is the letter in full.

While Jay has chosen to prioritize these line items, this is not an exhaustive list of the programs he plans to support in the budgetary process.  He looks forward to working with his colleagues to advocate for other line items after the release of the House Ways and Means Budget.

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State Representative Jay Livingstone Submits Budget Priorities to FY17 Conference Committee

On June 20, 2016, State Representative Jay Livingstone submitted a letter to the Conference Committee for the 2017 Fiscal Year. The letter includes a list of budgetary priorities for the Final Budget that pertain to the State and the 8th Suffolk District. Priorities include a continued focus on Quality Early Education programs and continued investment in district parks and programs, like the revitalization of Magazine Beach as well as funding for the security costs of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra summer concert series. The letter can be read in full below.

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FY2017 Budget: Representative Livingstone’s Sponsored and Co-Sponsored Amendments

This budget cycle, Representative Livingstone has filed 8 amendments spanning from early education issues, social services, worker’s rights, and local earmarks. Below is a spreadsheet with each item along with a description and resources. An update regarding the success of each amendment will soon follow the debate.

Filed Amendments to H.4200 (Lead Sponsor)

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Co-Sponsored Amendments to H.4200

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