FY23 Budget

The Massachusetts Senate began debate on the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) budget for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on May 24, 2022. FY23 runs from July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023, and the budget provides funding for all state services and programs. The Senate passed the FY23 budget on May 27, 2022, and the budget now is in a conference committee to iron out the differences from the House and the Senate.

Helpful Links

Press Release – Friedman Votes to Pass Senate’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

Press Release – Senate Ways and Means Releases Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Recommendations

Senate Ways and Means Committee Proposed FY23 Budget (S.4)

Amendments to S.4

Amendment 388 – Provider Access

I filed Amendment 388 to the budget to protect access to reproductive and gender-affirming health care in our Commonwealth, which was adopted by the Senate for the FY23 budget.

Amendment 388 Text

Amendment 388 Section-by-Section Summary

Amendment 388 Floor Speech

Amendment 388 – Letter to Friends and Constituents

Proposed Local Aid for the 4th Middlesex district

Proposed Chapter 70 Funding for Public Schools in the 4th Middlesex district