FY2015 Budget Progress & FY2001-2014 History
Governor Patrick released House 2, the administration's fiscal year 2015 budget recommendations. All lines managed by the Board of Library Commissioners received increases.
Line 7000-9401 funds the Massachusetts Library System and the Library for the Commonwealth. House 2 provides The Library for the Commonwealth $0.394 for every resident; in the 2014 budget, the Library for the Commonwealth received $0.383 per resident.
House 2 authorizes the MBLC to award waivers "in excess of the waiver limit set" in statute (no limit); the same as the 2014 budget (line 7000-9501).
|Item No.||Item Name||
FY 2014 Budget
|7000-9101||Board of Library Commissioners||$1,012,047||$1,120,047|
|7000-9401||State Aid to Regional Libraries||$9,579,475||$9,723,978|
|7000-9402||Talking Book Library (Worcester)||$441,3948||$446,828|
|7000-9406||Talking Book & Machine Lending (Perkins)||$2,455,408||$2,516,693|
|7000-9501||State Aid to Public Libraries||$6,823,657||$6,960,130|
|7000-9506||Library Technology & Resource Sharing||$1,929,238||$1,967,823|
For past budget information, refer to the documents below.