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Dec 02, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Today, the House and Senate passed a $4 billion spending bill which uses the remaining fiscal year 2021 surplus and up to $2.55 billion in Fiscal Recovery Funds provided through the American Rescue Plan.  The compromise legislation increases...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Nov 15, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Last week, the Senate passed a $3.8 billion recovery plan that uses a combination of Fiscal Recovery Funds (FRF) and fiscal year 2021 (FY) surplus revenues. In one day of debate, the Senate adopted 388 amendments which added $154.4 million in...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Nov 03, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
The ongoing legislative process for ARPA legislation continued today with the release of a $3.7 billion spending plan from the Senate Committee on Ways and Means (SWM).  As with the House plan finalized last week, the SWM proposal mixes federal...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Nov 01, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Last week, the House engrossed a $3.8 billion pandemic recovery spending plan that combines federal Fiscal Recovery Funds (FRF) and the state’s fiscal year (FY) 2021 surplus.  Over two days of debate, House members added $173.6 million in...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Oct 26, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Earlier today, the House Committee on Ways & Means (HWM) released their plan to spend $3.65 billion in federal Fiscal Recovery Funds (FRF) and fiscal year (FY) 2021 surplus dollars on a variety of programs and policies intended to spur the...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Oct 21, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Prior to the end of formal sessions in calendar year 2021, the Legislature has two major public finance tasks before it: Determine how to use the fiscal year (FY) 2021 budget surplus; and Appropriate Fiscal Recovery Funds (FRF),...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Oct 14, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
On October 14th, MTF hosted a third virtual forum exploring what ARPA means for Massachusetts. The event focused on how Massachusetts and its communities can support an inclusive and equitable pandemic recovery. A moderated discussion on the topic...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Sep 29, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Immediate Opportunities for Fiscal Recovery Funds and the two-page MTF in Brief highlight existing programs that can use Fiscal Recovery Funds right away to help the state address four key priority areas: •    Pandemic recovery; •...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Sep 21, 2021
HEALTH CARE
Letter from Eileen McAnneny to State Senators Cindy Friedman and Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Chair and Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing, in support of public health investment of ARPA funds.
HEALTH CARE
Sep 16, 2021
TRANSPORTATION
MTF issues its latest analysis of MBTA finances. Despite the recent infusion of federal funds and due in part to the unforeseen effects of the pandemic, the report documents the imminent financial cliff that will face the agency in 2023. The intent...
TRANSPORTATION