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Experts: State tax rebate plan could go further – Boston – WHDH

Marie-Frances Rivera, president of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, said people need tax relief and cash in their pockets right now to …Google Alert – …

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Experts: State tax rebate plan could go further – Boston – WHDH

Marie-Frances Rivera, president of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, said people need tax relief and cash in their pockets right now to …Google Alert – …

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Gov. Baker says he would ‘certainly’ sign tax refund plan – WCVB-TV

… we really have to make sure we’re including everybody, especially those who are really struggling,” Marie-Frances Rivera said.Google Alert – "marie-frances rivera"Read More

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Gov. Baker says he would ‘certainly’ sign tax refund plan – WCVB-TV

… we really have to make sure we’re including everybody, especially those who are really struggling,” Marie-Frances Rivera said.Google Alert – "marie frances rivera"Read More

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Mass. Lawmakers Pledge $250 Checks For Middle-Income Residents – WBZ NewsRadio

Marie-Frances Rivera, president of the Center, said some of the money designated for this plan could also be used to invest in transit, …Google Alert – …

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Mass. Lawmakers Pledge $250 Checks For Middle-Income Residents

Marie-Frances Rivera, president of the Center, said some of the money designated for this plan could also be used to invest in transit, …Google Alert – …

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Could Tax Relief Be On The Way For Massachusetts Residents? | WBZ NewsRadio 1030

However, Marie-Frances Rivera, president of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, says tax cuts will not address inequities in the …Google Alert – "marie frances rivera"Read …

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Could Tax Relief Be On The Way For Massachusetts Residents? | WBZ NewsRadio 1030

However, Marie-Frances Rivera, president of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, says tax cuts will not address inequities in the …Google Alert – "marie-frances rivera"Read More

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Child care is in crisis. Here’s what’s being done about it – WBUR

“ Over two years into the pandemic, the state is still missing about 8,000 seats that it had pre-pandemic. “That’s a dynamic that we have …

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Why child care in Massachusetts costs so much – WBUR

“ Colin Jones, a research analyst for the Mass. Budget and Policy Center, said class sizes need to remain small — around the levels set by the …

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We’re Not Out of the Woods Yet

“Yesterday, Senate President Karen Spilka rightfully noted the need to balance “targeted spending investments to a number of crucial areas, such as housing, childcare and …

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House Budget Sets the Stage for Equity in Massachusetts

Statement by Marie-Frances Rivera, President of MassBudget, on the FY 2023 House budget released on April 27, 2022

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Six Ideas to Address High Gas Prices That Won’t Fan the Flames of Climate Change

Forget a gas tax holiday. Earth Day is a good time to offer better responses to the increases in fuel costs. Algernon Austin, Phineas Baxandall.Google …

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The House Budget Looks Good for Education – WHMP Bill Newman Show

Our education analyst Colin Jones was featured in a segment of the Bill Newman Show on WHMP. Listen to a recording of the show here.

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HWM’s FY 2023 Budget Proposal Helps Balance the Scales

Statement from MassBudget President Marie-Frances Rivera in response to the House Ways & Means Committee’s FY 2023 Budget Proposal

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