Press Release: 2022-05-13

Senate Ways and Means FY 2023 Budget Proposal: Preliminary Analysis of Key Issues Affecting Low-Income Massachusetts Residents

Senate Ways and Means FY 2023 Budget Proposal: Preliminary Analysis of Key Issues Affecting Low-Income Massachusetts Residents:



Posted by Allie Girouard // on May 12, 2022



On May 10, 2022, the Senate Committee on Ways and Means released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2023 (FY 23), which is referred to as Senate 4.  The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute prepared this analysis of selected budget topics impacting low-income residents of the Commonwealth:




  • Cash Assistance, SNAP and Related Items Administered by DTA

  • Child Welfare: DCF and Related Items

  • Criminal Justice Reform

  • Health Issues in MassHealth and ConnectorCare

  • Homeless Services

  • Housing

  • Legal Services/Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation



READ THE FULL ANALYSIS