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Best Research Underscores Value of Fair Share Amendment for Massachusetts Residents

An extensive body of research shows that Fair Share would improve tax fairness, support economic and racial justice, and strengthen our state economy. The research ...
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A Bridge Too Far: Sagging Investment Leaves 644 Massachusetts Bridges Structurally Deficient

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation maintains a database tracking 7,880 bridges across the Commonwealth. This paper examines the condition of these bridges and the impact ...
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A Look at Funding: The Emergency Rental Assistance Program in Massachusetts

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program is not the only way to ensure adequate rental assistance support in the Commonwealth, other ARPA funding or state dollars ...
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Fair Share Tax on Incomes Over $1 Million Would Generate at Least $2 Billion a Year

MassBudget estimates that the Fair Share tax on incomes over $1 million is likely to generate at least $2 billion a year in new revenue ...
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A Blast from the Past: Reagan-Era Tax Law Hits Hard

You are not alone if you had never heard of the Massachusetts “tax cap law,” or what is also known as “62F.” This Reagan-era law sets ...
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Average Income in Massachusetts for Every Occupation Is Below $1 Million

According to the most current federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data for Massachusetts (2021), average income for every occupation listed falls far below the ...
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A More Generous Compromise: The Legislature’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Proposal

The Legislature’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget released earlier this week by the Conference Committee differs dramatically from both the House and Senate proposals in ...
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Prospects for Investment, Stability, and Growth in Early Education in Massachusetts

As the challenges of the COVID pandemic continue to reverberate across the state, early education and care (EEC) providers persevere every day. Early care centers ...
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Massachusetts’ Taxes Are About Average

Massachusetts currently has the highest per capita income of any state, but the Commonwealth lags many states when it comes to using those resources to ...
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Four Reasons We Need Strong Estate Taxes

Explainer via Napkin Finance With Legislators debating potential changes to taxes on large estates, it’s important to remember why we have taxes on the transfer of ...
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