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Envisioning Equity: Federal Relief Funds for K-12 Schools in Massachusetts

Interested in learning what American Rescue Plan Act funds mean for the Commonwealth’s K-12 public schools? Watch the full briefing and Q&A discussing how these federal programs can support our schools through the pandemic and into recovery.

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Testimony to the Joint Committee on Transportation in support of free public transit and discounted fares for low-income riders

To: Joint Committee on Transportation From: Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center Re: Legislation for fare-free public transit and discounted fares for low-income riders July 28, …

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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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Testimony to the Joint Committee on Transportation in support of free public transit and discounted fares for low-income riders

To: Joint Committee on Transportation From: Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center Re: Legislation for fare-free public transit and discounted fares for low-income riders July 28, …

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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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Envisioning Equity for our Children: How COVID-19 Impacted Child and Family Well-Being in the Commonwealth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Reginauld Williams, rwilliams@massbudget.org BOSTON — Although Massachusetts ranks No.1 nationally in overall child well-being, according to the 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data …

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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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Amplify Latinx Announces Lineup of 2021 Conference Keynotes and Speakers

Amplify Latinx, the non-partisan, collaborative movement whose mission is to build Latinx economic and political power across the Commonwealth, announced that U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat; …

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Amplify Latinx Announces Lineup of 2021 Conference Keynotes and Speakers

Amplify Latinx, the non-partisan, collaborative movement whose mission is to build Latinx economic and political power across the Commonwealth, announced that U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat; …

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Amplify Latinx Announces Lineup of 2021 Conference Keynotes and Speakers

Amplify Latinx, the non-partisan, collaborative movement whose mission is to build Latinx economic and political power across the Commonwealth, announced that U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat; …

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Hinds’ revenue working group to release report amid improving revenue picture

A year ago, with the Massachusetts economy hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, state lawmakers thought they would need to close a budget gap of …

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