Reginauld (Reggie) Williams is the Director of Communications at the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center. He is responsible for creating and implementing an organization-wide strategy that amplifies equitable state policy solutions.
His background is in development, media relations and nonprofit management. Most recently, Reggie served as a design consultant on Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts’ innovation team, as well as a policy associate in State Government & Regulatory Affairs. Prior to his work in healthcare, he served as the development director of the Transformative Culture Project after attending Morehouse College where he studied foreign policy and ethical leadership. As an advocate, he has campaigned for arts education programs and funding with Mass Creative’s Leadership Council.
Reggie currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Boston’s Art & Music Soul (BAMS) Festival, Inc.
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According to the News Service, Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, a state finance think tank, says its time for lawmakers to consider other ways to fill budget gaps, other than borrowing money.
They include tapping into the state’s $3.5 billion reserves and adopting “new policies to increase revenue.”
Translation: raising taxes.
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