Monique Ching

Senior Budget & Policy Analyst

Monique Ching is a Senior Budget & Policy Analyst at the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center.
She works on the state budget, health equity, and other issues affecting immigrant families. 

Monique hails from Hong Kong and she spent years working as a reporter at a newspaper in Texas. She holds a master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Planning and Policy from Tufts University. She also is active with community organizations in Boston’s Chinatown and in Malden.


Why licensing all drivers, regardless of immigration status, makes economic sense

If an age-eligible immigrant without status can pass a driving test, the state should issue them driver’s licenses so they can drive safely to work, …

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Testimony before the Health Equity Task Force on the importance of work and family mobility for all, regardless of immigrant status

Testimony by Monique Ching, Senior Policy Analyst at the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, for the Health Equity Task Force public hearing on February 8, …

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Making sense of the Governor’s revised FY 2021 budget proposal

This was a presentation to a coalition of policy advocates, social service providers, and academics, to give members an overview of the Baker Administration’s revised …

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