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Millions in Relief for Early Education Yet to be Spent in Massachusetts – What’s the Path Forward?

For Immediate Release: March 1, 2022 BOSTON, MA – High-quality early childhood education (ECE) programs promote healthy child development, increase learning outcomes, and keep our economy ...
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FY 2023 Budget: the Good, the Bad, and the Need for New, Sustainable Revenue

Statement from MassBudget President Marie-Frances Rivera in response to the Baker Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Budget Proposal For Immediate Release: January 26, 2022 “As ...
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MassBudget Brief Explains the State Budget Process to Make it More Accessible

For Immediate Release: January 25, 2022 BOSTON, MA – The budget is a powerful $50 billion tool for building an antiracist and equitable Commonwealth over the ...
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New Reports Show Fair Share Amendment Will Help Small Businesses, Other Progressive Tax Changes Can Too

For Immediate Release: November 17, 2021 BOSTON, MA –  Our Commonwealth has traditionally celebrated small businesses as a way for everyday working people to build ...
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Federal Relief Funds for Higher Education Offer Opportunities to Close Accessibility Gaps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Reginauld Williams, BOSTON, MA – With the correct supports and investments in place, public higher education has the power to open ...
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New Census Data on Poverty, Income, and Health Coverage Show Need for Robust Federal Recovery Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Reginauld Williams, BOSTON, MA – The economic loss and hardship of COVID-19 and its new variants are far from over ...
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Report Outlines Federal Relief for Massachusetts’ Transportation and How to Invest in it Now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Reginauld Williams, BOSTON, MA – Every person in the Commonwealth counts on reliable transportation systems to get to essential places ...
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Massachusetts’ Housing Crisis Needs Comprehensive Strategy, Not Piecemeal Band-Aids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Reginauld Williams, Boston, MA – Everyone needs a safe, stable, and affordable place to call home. But in Massachusetts, like ...
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Envisioning Equity for our Children: How COVID-19 Impacted Child and Family Well-Being in the Commonwealth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Reginauld Williams, BOSTON — Although Massachusetts ranks No.1 nationally in overall child well-being, according to the 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data ...
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Choosing Equity: How the Commonwealth can Make Public Higher Education Affordable

For Immediate Release Contact: Reginauld Williams, Communications Director 617-426-1228, x 102, BOSTON – March 24 – As the legislative debate heats up around affordable ...
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