Envisioning Equity Part III: Reimagining Our Criminal Legal System
For more information, view the presentation slides here. *** The Envisioning Equity Series: Fall 2020 – MassBudget hosted a series of community …
Envisioning Equity Part II: Housing to Build a Just Recovery
Watch the full recap to learn the housing policy challenges existing at the national, state, regional, and local levels and to explore ways that antiracist policy choices can help build housing for a just recovery.
Envisioning Equity Part I: Equitable Education through the Crisis
Watch the full webinar from our first installment, where we dive into how to build racial and economic justice in K-12 education through the state budget.
7 reasons to support licenses for undocumented drivers
Massachusetts lawmakers are considering whether to enable all drivers, regardless of immigration status, to obtain state driver’s licenses. Here are seven reasons to support such …
Black Lives and the Pursuit of Racial and Economic Justice
This country was built upon racist ideas and policies that we must all work deliberately to undo every day. These policies, such as Jim Crow laws, …
The Anti-Stimulus: Budget Cuts are Worse for the Economy than Tax Increases During Recessions
Anyone concerned about Massachusetts’ economic recovery should be worried about state and municipal budget cuts. This is not the time for austerity. Avoiding budget cuts through targeted tax increases is the best way to build a strong recovery in Massachusetts. Learn more in the latest on our Blogs & Briefs publication.
Blog: 7 questions you have on the state budget and COVID-19, but were afraid to ask
How has the crisis affected the state budget and what does this mean? MassBudget has compiled the answers to some commonly asked questions and we want to hear from you. Read the latest and share your thoughts!
COVID-19 Updates: State Budget & the Pandemic
Learn about the pandemic’s impact on the state budget process, essential programs, and how we can prepare for the road to recovery with our Policy …
Unemployment Insurance 101
What’s Unemployment Insurance? The Unemployment Insurance (UI) system is a state-federal partnership to provide cash assistance to people who may lose their job or can’t …
How Should Mass. Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis?
We Must Provide Robust Economic Relief and Recovery for Vulnerable Populations and Children in Massachusetts Policy is the lever that we can pull to bring …