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Jul 20, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Please find attached the PowerPoint deck I presented yesterday at the invitation-only hearing hosted by the joint Ways and Means Committee and the House Committee of Federal Stimulus and Census Oversight. As a recognized expert on the American Rescue...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jul 20, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
On July 16th, Governor Baker signed the FY 2022 budget while making modest changes to the Legislature’s final spending plan. The Governor struck $7.85 million of the $48.1 billion budget, vetoed two sections and returned 25 sections with amendment....
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jul 14, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
th, MTF held a forum effective use of American Rescue Plan funds which included a presentation from Sheanna Gomes, Senior Associate for the State Fiscal Health project at the Pew Charitable Trusts. Her presentation highlights important considerations...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jul 09, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
The House and Senate have enacted a $48.1 billion fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget, about a week after the start of the new fiscal year. The budget now moves to the Governor’s desk, where he has ten days to sign the budget and return vetoes and...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jul 06, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
On behalf of the Massachusetts Business Coalition on Skills (MBCS), we are writing in support of H.666 / S.348 and H.652 / S.357 because they increase access to career/vocational technical education (CVTE) in Massachusetts. The MBCS – a coalition of...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jun 28, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
The House and Senate, working with the Administration, need to adjust assumed FY 2022 tax collections and determine how that adjustment will impact the budget and the state’s fiscal health.  This bulletin examines likely tax upgrade scenarios...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jun 14, 2021
ECONOMY
The Massachusetts Business Coalition on Skills (MBCS) appreciates your ongoing efforts to prepare an FY 2022 budget that prioritizes economic recovery and invests in workforce skills development. The MBCS is a coalition of 27 diverse business...
ECONOMY
Jun 11, 2021
ECONOMY
The MBCS – a coalition of 27 diverse business organizations from across the state that advocates for equitable skills development policies – and the MBAE Affiliate Network – comprised of 37 chambers of commerce and industry associations from across...
ECONOMY
Jun 09, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
The United States Treasury recently released guidance concerning fiscal recovery funds (FRF) provided to states, counties and municipalities that were authorized in the American Rescue Plan. The guidance provides critical details on eligible uses for...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jun 03, 2021
ECONOMY
This report is the final installment in a three-part series on the implications of telework for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in which we explore what the trend toward telework could mean for the broader Massachusetts economy.
ECONOMY