A JUST RECOVERY
We are seeing the convergence of racist policies and practices, economic inequality, and a global pandemic.
In response to the current public health and economic crisis, we are working in partnership with coalitions to focus our research on the most urgent policy solutions. We are channeling the unique expertise of our team of analysts to tackle the important challenges ahead. Our team is offering policy solutions that provide immediate economic relief and longer-term investments in the Commonwealth.
At MassBudget, we are using our budget and fiscal expertise to identify inequities and create a more just economic recovery.
Read MassBudget President Marie-Frances Rivera’s statement on Black lives and Economic Justice
Policymakers have the responsibility and an opportunity to make smart and fair policy choices that will support children and families. This is particularly true now …
Unemployment Insurance Saved the Massachusetts Economy. How Can We Ensure It Will Be Strong for the Future?
More than any other economic program, Unemployment Insurance (UI) has helped the Massachusetts economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. UI enabled many families to remain safe …
Read the statement by Marie-Frances Rivera, president of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center (MassBudget), on the Senate Ways and Means Committee’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Budget.