Interested in learning more about how the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 House Ways and Means (HWM) budget proposal and federal aid impacts our state budget? Learn more in the presentation from our KIDS COUNT Director, Nancy Wagman, and Senior Policy Analyst, Monique Ching, for a recent presentation to the Massachusetts Public Health Association’s Health Equity Task Force.
The State of FY2022 HWM Budget & Where We Go From Here
The Senate Committee on Ways and Means (SWM) released a budget proposal that illustrates again how a state budget can be a powerful tool for advancing equity and improving well-being – as long as policymakers don’t decide to give hundreds of millions of dollars of revenue each year to the wealthiest residents of the Commonwealth.
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The House Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget reflects many of the challenges the state faces moving out of the most acute phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, but has also taken a first step towards creating a budget that pushes the state towards equity in several important areas.