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What is the Actual State Cost of MassHealth in State Fiscal Year 2025?

This brief looks beyond the budget totals to help stakeholders better understand the actual state cost of MassHealth by accounting for the state and federal ...
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Job Opening – Housing Policy Analyst

MassBudget is seeking a housing policy analyst to focus on researching and analyzing housing policy across the Commonwealth, with associated activities to advocate for policy ...
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With Fair Share Dollars, Senate Ways and Means Proposes Bold Improvements, Though Problems with Student Opportunity Act Remain

On May 7th, the Senate Ways and Means (SWM) Committee released its proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2025. Like last month’s House budget proposal, ...
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Fare debate: Give low-income riders a break – CommonWealth Magazine

Fare debate: Make buses free to all. By Phineas Baxandall and Stacy ThompsonSee all » … By Phineas Baxandall and Stacy Thompson …Google Alert – phineas ...
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Statement on the House Budget

The final House version of the budget, at $56.2 billion, is $154 million larger than the Governor’s proposal. It includes notable amendments to the House Ways ...
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How Other States Prevent the Costly Tax Loophole in the Millionaire’s Tax

The newly passed surtax on annual incomes over $1 million brings a new opportunity for high-income residents to exploit a tax loophole. Policies in other ...
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