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Jun 20, 2019
TRANSPORTATION
We are a diverse group of organizations with business constituencies, united by the once-in-a generation opportunity to modernize and decarbonize our transportation system. We are writing to you for two reasons. First, we strongly support the work of...
TRANSPORTATION
Jun 18, 2019
TRANSPORTATION
TRANSPORTATION
Jun 14, 2019
ECONOMY
In furtherance of this mission, I write today in support of H.3507, the proposal to change state laws related to local zoning to encourage housing development in Massachusetts.
ECONOMY
Jun 10, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation asks lawmakers to consider five questions before casting their votes: 1) Does this income tax surcharge meet the standards of a sound tax policy? 2) Will the estimated $1.9 billion in new tax revenue materialize...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
May 29, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
Last week, the Massachusetts State Senate finalized its version of the fiscal year 2020 budget after considering the Senate Committee on Ways and Means (SWM) budget proposal and the 1,142 amendments filed by Senators. The differences between the...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
May 09, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
May 08, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
On May 7, the Senate Committee on Ways and Means (SWM) unveiled their budget proposal for state fiscal year 2020, which begins July 1, 2019. The proposal, the first under new Chair Michael J. Rodrigues, authorizes $43.2 billion in spending in fiscal...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
May 06, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
Eileen McAnneny, the President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation (MTF), reacted today to the announcement of April tax revenue collections by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR). “Robust revenue collection is a good news story,”...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
May 01, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Last summer, MGM Springfield opened its doors to the public and in doing so, opened the door to a new era of casino gaming in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The next milestone of this era is on track to come in June 2019 when Encore Boston Harbor...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Apr 11, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
On April 10, the Massachusetts Legislature’s House Committee on Ways and Means (HWM) released its version of the fiscal 2020 budget, which begins on July 1, 2019.1 The proposal, the first under new Chair Aaron Michlewicz, details the House’s spending...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020