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(NECN) - On Wednesday, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick outlined a plan to try and solve a massive budget shortfall in the Bay State. Patrick plans to eliminate 1,000 state government jobs, cut about $700 million in spending and requested to use about $200 million from the rainy day fund. He says that the emergency bill will reform agencies, and cut several others. In total, he expects agencies to reduce spending by $700 million. To view Governor Patrick's speech in it's entirety, <a href="http://www.necn.com/category/32/20802" target="_blank">CLICK HERE</a> Newsnight host Jim Braude spoke with Governor Patrick about the proposal. Patrick tells Jim "there were a lot of tough decisions, the pain and difficulty was spread across a broad base." The Governor explains that some his initiatives had to be cut such as the move to increase community policing, and Universal Pre-K. He says "We struck a good balance, as I say there was a lot of pain spread around."