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Job Opening: Finance and Operations Manager

We are seeking a highly-organized Finance and Operations Manager who is aligned with MassBudget’s mission of advancing equitable and antiracist policy solutions that create an …

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Testimony to end tax subsidies for purchasing private jets and other aircraft

To the Joint Committee on Revenue December 14, 2021 RE: Testimony in support of An Act Relevant to the Repeal of the Sales Tax Exemption …

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Testimony to expand the Earned Income Tax Credits for low-income households

To the Joint Committee on Revenue December 13, 2021 RE: Testimony in support of An Act to increase family stabilization through the earned income tax …

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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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Danny Jin | Beacon Hill to the Berkshires: Beyond state budget, advocates’ eyes peeled for federal …

While the House and Senate have each passed versions of a $47.7 billion state budget, some advocates believe that lawmakers’ most significant spending decisions have …

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Senate budget debate added millions for local projects and a few controversial proposals, but took no bold measures

If the Commonwealth is going to start building towards a bold economic recovery from the pandemic, the Legislature must ensure that the process is transparent …

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Mass. urged to follow five other states on tax credit for immigrants

After about 18,500 tax-paying immigrant families in Massachusetts missed out on some of the direct COVID-19 relief payments from Washington during the pandemic, some advocates …

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Mass. urged to follow states on tax credit for immigrants

After about 18,500 tax-paying immigrant families in Massachusetts missed out on some of the direct COVID-19 relief payments from Washington during the pandemic, some advocates …

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MassBudget Statement on the Senate Ways and Means (SWM) Committee’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Budget Proposal

  “The FY 2022 Senate Committee proposal makes progress toward equity but does not seize the opportunity to make bold strides given our better-than-expected revenue …

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Report puts $5B price on universal early education, child care in Mass.

The cost of delivering universal, high-quality and affordable child care and early education in Massachusetts would exceed $5 billion a year in new public funding, …

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Massachusetts Senate seen as last hope to fund new education laws despite COVID-driven school …

Education advocates, union leaders and parents shifted their focus to the Senate on Tuesday after House lawmakers rejected efforts to add up to $200 million …

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The State of FY2022 HWM Budget & Where We Go From Here

Interested in learning more about how the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 House Ways and Means (HWM) budget proposal and federal aid impacts our state budget? …

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HWM FY 2022 Budget Proposal Lacks Bold Investments to Build Racial and Economic Equity in the Commonwealth

Statement by Marie-Frances Rivera, President of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center (MassBudget), on the House Ways and Means Committee’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Proposal …

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