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Lawmakers push for free MBTA bus service

BOSTON — Transit advocates and some lawmakers want to make MBTA bus rides free in order to cut travel times, improve service and ease the burden …

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Lawmakers and advocates take aim at Baker over low-income transit fare veto

Six months after Gov. Charlie Baker vetoed a low-income fare program in a transportation bond bill, lawmakers and transportation advocates came out in full force …

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FY 2022 Recap: A Mixed Budget Season for the Commonwealth

It’s been a mixed budget season for Massachusetts in terms of state tax policy, unless the Legislature chooses to override the Governor’s veto. With the …

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Statement on Governor Baker’s Sales Tax Holiday Proposal

“MassBudget holds a vision of an economically and racially just Commonwealth, one that is supported by fair and forward-thinking state tax and budget policy. Seen …

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Massachusetts millionaires’ tax headed to 2022 ballot

A controversial wealth tax is finally headed to the 2022 ballot, but politicians are predicting a “heated” campaign season before voters decide if Massachusetts millionaires …

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Mass. Lawmakers Approve Ballot Measure To Tax Millionaires

Marie-Frances Rivera, the center’s president, said the tax would bring in money to help pay for legislative priorities and invest in communities well after … https://www.law360.com/tax-authority/articles/1392638/mass-lawmakers-approve-ballot-measure-to-tax-millionaires

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Mass. Lawmakers Approve Ballot Measure To Tax Millionaires

Marie-Frances Rivera, the center’s president, said the tax would bring in money to help pay for legislative priorities and invest in communities well after … https://www.law360.com/tax-authority/articles/1392638/mass-lawmakers-approve-ballot-measure-to-tax-millionaires

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Massachusetts millionaires’ tax headed to 2022 ballot

A controversial wealth tax is finally headed to the 2022 ballot, but politicians are predicting a “heated” campaign season before voters decide if Massachusetts millionaires …

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Pandemic changes Fair Share debate

WHEN A COALITION of labor, clergy, and liberal organizing groups first proposed raising the tax rate on income over $1 million, the year was 2015. …

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Pandemic changes Fair Share debate

WHEN A COALITION of labor, clergy, and liberal organizing groups first proposed raising the tax rate on income over $1 million, the year was 2015. …

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