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In closed-door budget process, Mass. House leaders scored big

By Samantha J. Gross and Matt Stout.

After months of preaching fiscal restraint, five of the Massachusetts House’s highest-ranking Democrats slipped at least $5 million in earmarks into the chamber’s spending plan in late April, fattening their own districts’ haul far beyond that of most others and almost entirely out of public view.

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