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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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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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Legislature will increase school funding next year

The chairs of the House and Senate ways and means committees announced in a joint statement Tuesday that they plan to put $5.503 billion into …

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Increasing tax revenue, federal aid leaves Massachusetts in better financial condition – Boston …

State economists are telling taxpayers to keep an eye on the state budget — and the rainy-day fund — as tens of billions in federal …

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Increasing tax revenue, federal aid leaves Massachusetts in better financial condition – Boston …

State economists are telling taxpayers to keep an eye on the state budget — and the rainy-day fund — as tens of billions in federal …

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Climbing tax revenues, federal aid leave Massachusetts in improving financial place

State economists are telling taxpayers to keep an eye on the state budget — and the rainy-day fund — as tens of billions in federal …

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Climbing tax revenues, federal aid leave Massachusetts in improving financial place

State economists are telling taxpayers to keep an eye on the state budget — and the rainy-day fund — as tens of billions in federal …

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Beacon Hill’s “Double-Dip” Tax Break Misses the Mark for Struggling Communities, Families, and Small Businesses

Statement by Marie-Frances Rivera, MassBudget President, on the PPP “double-dip” tax break   “The Legislature’s decision yesterday on Emergency Paid Sick Time and Unemployment Insurance …

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Massachusetts Should Prohibit “Double-Dip” Tax Break for Profitable Businesses

Click here for a PDF version of this statement. S.D. 172, “An act providing financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic”, is bad …

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Governor’s FY 2022 Proposal: Short-Sighted Recovery Budget Leaves Opportunity to Chance for K-12, Transportation & More

Statement by Marie-Frances Rivera, MassBudget President, on Governor Baker’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Proposal filed Wednesday, January 27, 2021.

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Statement on Senate Ways and Means Committee’s FY 2021 Budget

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.

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Statement on Governor Baker’s Revised FY 2021 Budget Recommendation

Read the statement by Marie-Frances Rivera, president of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center (MassBudget), on Governor Baker’s revised Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Recommendation.

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