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Apr 08, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
In flagging the MassHealth issue of next week’s House budget rollout, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation pegged the fiscal 2022 MassHealth gross spending increase at about $1.45 billion over what the governor included in his initial budget...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Apr 07, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, in a report outlining issues to watch in the House budget, classified it as "highly unlikely" that the House Ways and Means proposal would adjust the underlying revenue estimate.  "An upgrade to FY...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Apr 06, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
With the House Committee on Ways and Means poised to release its budget next week, MTF says the “resource and spending implications for the FY 2022 budget … will need to be accounted for by both the House and Senate budgets.” The House budget ...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Mar 15, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
"For counties that are not units of local government, these awards will be distributed to the municipalities in the county based on population," the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation wrote in its initial summary of the relief package. ...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Mar 08, 2021
TRANSPORTATION
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation has been warning for some time that funds for capital spending at the T are going to start falling off a cliff in fiscal 2025. The T didn’t dispute the foundation’s numbers, but also didn’t produce its own...
TRANSPORTATION
Feb 27, 2021
ECONOMY
“There’s absolutely a concern,” says Eileen McAnneny, the president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, which published a recent report on the impact of telework on Massachusetts. “People have more choices than they did before the pandemic.” ...
ECONOMY
Feb 26, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Doug Howgate, executive vice president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, said the magnitude of the numbers show the incredible power of the federal government, and how its ability to deploy resources dwarfs what the state can do. “The...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Feb 15, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
“Given current budgetary pressures, economic uncertainty, and our current reliance on federal funds to balance the budget, it would be a challenging time for the state to assume these costs,” said Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation president Eileen...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Feb 14, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
“What you may be seeing in a lot of these municipalities is a reassessment of how they want to use some of this stuff in light of the fact that they have another year to spend it,” said Doug Howgate, executive vice president of the Massachusetts...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Feb 09, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
According to the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, Baker’s budget includes a $100 million increase in Health Safety Net Hospital Assessments ($75 million of it due this fiscal year). The money would not be directed into the program that reimburses...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022