Massachusetts House, Senate Agree on Supplemental Budget 

State House - 2BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts House and Senate have agreed on a $328 million spending bill.

The supplemental budget will help pay for new and ongoing substance abuse treatment programs and services for children and families.

The budget also deposits $120 million into the state’s rainy day fund and sets aside $113 million to help pay down the state debt.

The spending plan includes nearly $6 million for a new program at Taunton State Hospital for civilly committed women who would otherwise receive treatment at the state prison in Framingham.

The budget also includes $2.2 million for staffing needs at the Department of Children and Families; $1 million for training for adoptive and foster families; and $250,000 to help municipal police departments buy body cameras.

The budget now heads to Gov. Baker’s desk for his signature.

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