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Oct 28, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Baker split his proposal to use $2.9 billion of state government’s ARPA funds and its surplus tax revenue into separate bills. In an analysis published Monday afternoon, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation said the House Ways and Means Committee’s...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Oct 27, 2021
TRANSPORTATION
But those lingering concerns, or the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation’s warning about the T facing a “fiscal calamity,” may have been on the mind of Transportation Secretary Jamey Tesler, who said in his opening remarks that the new board begins...
TRANSPORTATION
Oct 27, 2021
TRANSPORTATION
Keeping the transit system funded is another top concern among advocates. The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation recently reported that the MBTA’s operating and capital shortfalls coming in fiscal year 2024 will require $1.25 billion in new funding...
TRANSPORTATION
Oct 26, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Baker split his proposal to use $2.9 billion of state government’s ARPA funds and its surplus tax revenue into separate bills. In an analysis published Monday afternoon, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation said the House Ways and Means Committee’s...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Oct 21, 2021
TRANSPORTATION
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation reported recently that the MBTA could face a deficit as high as $400 million in its yearly budget that begins in 2023 and a $13 billion shortfall for core infrastructure improvements it plans to make over the...
TRANSPORTATION
Oct 14, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Chakrabarti and Stacy were brought together by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation for a discussion about an equitable economic recovery as part of the think tank’s forum series focused on ARPA. MTF in May published a report titled Closing the...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Oct 07, 2021
TRANSPORTATION
A Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation report published in September cautioned that the MBTA could face “fiscal calamity” in several years if the agency does not substantially overhaul its finances or if lawmakers do not decide to steer more dollars...
TRANSPORTATION
Oct 03, 2021
TRANSPORTATION
Senate President Karen Spilka this week stomped all over the idea of raising taxes or fees to generate more money for the MBTA: “So I’m not certain that there’s a need for even more money. I have not heard that from a single person,” she said,...
TRANSPORTATION
Sep 30, 2021
TRANSPORTATION
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation recently released a report that found the T would need $1.25 billion in new annual revenue to meet its capital and operating needs in the coming years. ...
TRANSPORTATION
Sep 30, 2021
EDUCATION
Now is the time for the education establishment to embrace the greater foundational change that is needed to deliver for students, even if it makes adults in the system uncomfortable. Despite their long-held view that money alone will fix the...
EDUCATION