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Jul 25, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
The Senate engrossed a $5.1 billion spending, economic development, and tax relief package last week, increasing the fiscal impact of the bill by $271.3 million during floor debate.  This Brief summarizes the new spending, tax, and policy...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jul 19, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Just days after the House concluded its debate, the Senate Committee on Ways and Means (SWM) released its version of a $4.8 billion proposal that makes direct appropriations, authorizes capital spending, proposes tax relief and includes economic...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jul 18, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
The House engrossed a $4.8 billion spending, economic development, and tax relief package last week increasing the fiscal impact of the bill by $499.2 million after two days of debate.  This Brief summarizes the new spending, tax, and policy...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jul 18, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
The House and Senate have enacted a $59.6 billion fiscal year (FY) 2023 budget, which includes all major spending proposals in either budget as well as several new large investments in areas like early education, K-12, and transportation. The...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
Jul 11, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Less than three weeks before the end of formal session, House Ways and Means has released a $4.3 billion bill that makes direct appropriations, authorizes capital spending and proposes tax relief. This massive bill includes $2.55 billion in immediate...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jul 06, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Fiscal year 2023 began on July 1st, but policymakers have yet to close the books on FY 2022 which requires disposing of a significant budget surplus. This Brief provides an estimate of the surplus and examines how it fits in to the larger fiscal...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jun 27, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
Budget conferees are negotiating spending, revenue and policy differences between the House and Senate proposals in order to present a final budget to Governor Baker for the start of fiscal year 2023. For the second straight year, conferees must also...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
May 27, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
The Senate completed budget deliberations this week, finalizing a $49.9 billion budget after three days of deliberations. The Senate adopted 514 of the 1,178 amendments filed by individual Senators. The final Senate budget adds $93.3 million in...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
May 18, 2022
For those of you have been attending MTF Annual Meetings during my tenure, you know that I like to frame my remarks around a theme. I thought it would be fun to drive home key points using song titles, so here goes. This year, the theme is “looking...
May 15, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Our organizations, representing thousands of employers and hundreds of thousands of employees in Massachusetts, write to urge you to adopt the tax changes included in H.4361, An Act to improve Massachusetts’ competitiveness and reduce the cost of...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes