“Sobering” Estimates Mean Budgeting With Billions Less

Despite the forecasts, or perhaps because of them, Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center President Marie-Frances Rivera told lawmakers and the administration it was “not the time to switch to austerity mode.” She urged them to close tax loopholes, use the state’s $3.5 billion “rainy day” fund and tap federal aid to preserve spending on critical human services.

https://www.wgbh.org/news/local-news/2020/04/14/sobering-estimates-mean-budgeting-with-billions-less

WGBH
Matt Murphy, SHNS

Related

Children’s HealthWatch Launches Healthy Families Tax Credits Coalition Campaign

says Phineas Baxandall, Policy Director of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center.” In addition to a CFTC, the coalition is pushing to expand …Google Alert – …

Read More →

How will a divided government affect taxes? – Center for Public Integrity

Phineas Baxandall, policy director of nonprofit think tank Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center. (Photo courtesy of Massachusetts Budget and …Google Alert – phineas baxandallRead More

Read More →

The argument: Should Massachusetts expand tolls to ease traffic congestion? – UpjobsNews

… according to an August 2022 Mass Budget and Policy Center report. The MBTA faces a massive fiscal cliff for both its operating budget and …

Read More →

Get news from Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center in your inbox.