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May 18, 2022
BOSTON — Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny plans to step down from her post at the end of this year, she announced Wednesday. McAnneny in 2015 became the first woman to lead the business-backed organization. An influential...
May 18, 2022
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny, one of the top advocates for businesses on Beacon Hill, plans to step down from the organization at the end of 2022. McAnneny has led the foundation since 2015, the first woman to do...
May 12, 2022
TRANSPORTATION
Those investments have not been enough to keep up with the MBTA’s modernization needs, according to previous agency estimates. A September 2021 report from the business-backed Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation found the MBTA faces a $13 billion...
TRANSPORTATION
May 10, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, a nonpartisan watchdog group, endorsed Baker’s plan, calling it the right move to keep the commonwealth competitive. ...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
May 06, 2022
EDUCATION
A new study by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation demonstrates how urgent the situation is. Before accounting for people who left the workforce during the pandemic, working families lose $1.7 billion in wages annually when they miss work or have...
EDUCATION
May 04, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Revenue
Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, said the increase in revenue is something she hasn’t seen in her lifetime. “It is incredible,” she said. McAnneny said inflation and labor shortages are pushing up wages and as...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Revenue
May 03, 2022
EDUCATION
The lack of child care options in Massachusetts is costing families, businesses and the state government more than $2.7 billion a year. That’s according to a report from the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, which reports that working families...
EDUCATION
May 03, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation helpfully adds it all up: The bill includes 614 environmental, climate, and economic development earmarks, and guarantees every municipality in the state at least $250,000. ...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
Apr 28, 2022
EDUCATION
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation is set to release a report on Thursday that outlines the detrimental impacts the childcare shortage is having on the state’s economy. Among the eye-popping stats: Inadequate childcare cost businesses in...
EDUCATION
Apr 28, 2022
EDUCATION
The business-backed foundation projected that employers lose nearly $812 million every year due to lost productivity, turnover and replacement costs when workers need to step away to care for their children, in addition to the estimated $1.66 billion...
EDUCATION