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Romney sets off budget battle

Imposes freeze on $425m in state spending

By Frank Phillips
Globe Staff / November 11, 2006

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Setting off a partisan firefight on Beacon Hill, Governor Mitt Romney invoked his emergency fiscal powers yesterday to withhold $425 million to deal with what he called a spending crisis that he blamed on the Legislature. (Full article: 939 words)

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