, Newburyport, MA

Local News

June 19, 2014

Amesbury council passes $57M budget

Officials urge residents to lobby legislators on state mandates


McMilleon also said that he hopes to see special education funding become a priority, state-wide.

“It’s not only about getting the state to fund the mandates that they put out, but ultimately the (state) had a record revenue year,” McMilleon said. “I want to say that some $1.7 billion additional monies came in and I certainly think that a large portion of that should go to the localities to help with the special education costs. That’s just one level where I think the state has to get a handle on their priorities and start reflecting that in their budget.”

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Port Pics
AP Video
US Trying to Verify Video of American's Killing FBI Director Addresses Ferguson Shooting in Utah Raw: Police at Scene of St. Louis Shooting Police: 2 Calif. Boys Planned School Shooting NOLA Police Chief Retires Amid Violent Crimes Lunch Bus Delivers Meals to Kids Out of School Water Bottles Recalled for Safety Researcher Testing On-Field Concussion Scanners Rockets Fired From Gaza, in Breach of Ceasefire Raw: Japanese Military Live Fire Exercise Police, Protesters Clash in Ferguson Independent Autopsy Reveals Michael Brown Wounds Nashville Embraces Motley Crue Obama: 'Time to Listen, Not Just Shout' Lawyer: Gov. Perry Indictment a 'Nasty Attack' Raw: Russian Aid Convoy Crosses Into Ukraine Iowa Man Builds Statue of a Golfer Out of Balls Assange Gets Cryptic About Leaving Embassy in UK Raw: Building Collapse in South Africa, 9 Dead Raw: Pope Francis Meets 'Comfort Women'
Special Features