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Viviana M. Abreu-Hernández, PhD to Serve as MassBudget’s Next President

After an extensive national search, the Board is pleased to announce that MassBudget has found its next leader. Viviana M. Abreu-Hernández, PhD will be joining ...
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Presentation – Transportation Funding: Context, Challenges & Progress

On June 24, 2024, Policy Director Phineas Baxandall joined Transportation for Massachusetts (T4MA)'s community conversation on transportation funding. Baxandall focused on how Fair Share spending ...
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K-12 Funding Analysis by District: Challenges of Recent Inflation Limiting Investments From the Student Opportunity Act

The 2019 Student Opportunity Act (SOA) intended to make state funding in K-12 schools more robust and equitable. The following analysis examines the SOA’s impact ...
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Nix cap gains, single sales factor tax cuts – CommonWealth Magazine

Phineas Baxandall is the policy director at the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center. Tagged in: Massachusetts Legislature/ Taxes and Budget …Google Alert – phineas baxandallRead More
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State Finalizes New Watershed and Septic Tank Regulations

Phineas Baxandall, policy director at the Mass. Budget and Policy Center, said this requirement was “advantageous” because “you’re ensuring that …Google Alert – "mass. budget and ...
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Six Things at Stake for Racial Justice in the FY 2024 Budget Conference

After examining the House and Senate Fiscal Year 2024 budget proposals, our budget analysts highlighted six differences between the two that have implications for racial ...
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