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Jun 13, 2019
EDUCATION
The letter, circulated by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education and signed by groups including Associated Industries of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, said employers are...
EDUCATION
Jun 10, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation echoed the message from Anderson in an analysis released Monday where the group concluded that the millionaires tax was not "sound tax policy."The foundation also said the estimated $1.9 million in new tax...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
May 24, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, a business-funded public policy organization, has been vocal in its opposition and views the tax as a “far-reaching and unguided experiment that risks the state’s economic well-being.” The MTF statement...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
May 20, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
But within the last decade, new construction and rising property values have helped boost local revenue, offsetting a declining share of state aid provided to municipalities, which fell to 19 percent of municipal revenue in fiscal 2018 compared to 28...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
May 07, 2019
HEALTH CARE
State Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel, who chaired the Special Commission on Local and Regional Health, which produced the report, visited Beacon Hill on Tuesday to release a summary of the report and the commission’s recommendations. She...
HEALTH CARE
May 06, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny said legislators should not spend the possible surplus on operating budget expenses, but rather save it toward the next “milestone” of $3 billion in reserves, or use it to pay down debt and pension...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
May 06, 2019
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation estimates the state will reap close to $300 million in FY2020. ...
May 01, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
In a report published Wednesday, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation said the state is "essentially on pace"to collect its anticipated $138 million in gaming revenue this fiscal year and can expect to collect $294 million in fiscal year 2020,...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Apr 20, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
But as the Taxpayers Foundation points out, there are also some trip wires out there — items perpetually underfunded. When Administration and Finance Secretary Mike Heffernan announced the governor was putting in $100 million for snow and ice removal...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
Apr 19, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny said lawmakers should be "very careful"in considering changes to the capital gains tax rate, warning of potential unintended consequences like discouraging people from investing or saving....
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes