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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
Apr 18, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
According to the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, the Ways and Means budget bumps higher education funding $55 million above this year's spending levels, with $40 million in additional support for UMass and $12 million for state universities and...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
Apr 10, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
THE MASSACHUSETTS LEGISLATURE’S House Ways and Means Committee will unveil on Wednesday its budget proposal for state fiscal year 2020, which begins on July 1. Their budget document will describe proposals to allocate more than $46 billion in...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget