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Established in 1987, the Commonwealth Stabilization Fund has been a key component of the financial stability of Massachusetts. As of recently, it's seen spectacular growth. Why?
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Learn more about the details of the latest Boston operating budget proposal. Mayor Wu and City Council debate on specifics of the bill, such as cuts to different services vital to the city.
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Joe Selvaggi talks with Pioneer Institute's Senior Fellow in Economic Opportunity Eileen McAnneny about the contours of Governor Healey’s $55.5 billion budget and tax relief plan, and whether they serve to make Massachusetts more livable and economically competitive.
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The MBTA is about to lose federal funding at a critical moment when ridership has not yet recovered. Will the state make up the difference?
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This report finds that Massachusetts state government employment has been virtually flat during COVID-19 even as employment in the state’s private sector workforce remains nearly 10 percent below pre-pandemic levels, and questions whether it makes sense to shield public agencies from last year’s recession at the expense of taxpayers.
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Advocates claim a proposed 4 percent surtax on high earners will raise nearly $2 billion per year for education and transportation, but similar tax hikes in other states resulted in highly discretionary rather than targeted spending, according to a new policy brief published by Pioneer Institute. That same result or worse is possible in Massachusetts because during the 2019 constitutional convention state legislators rejected — not just one, but two — proposed amendments requiring that the new revenues be directed to these purposes.
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Contact Micaela Dawson, 617-723-2277 ext. 203 or firstname.lastname@example.org Pioneer…
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Online tools to understand your community's financial condition…
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State funding for community colleges is widely considered to…
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It’s official; we’re in a heat wave. Earlier this month,…
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Yesterday, the Statehouse News Service reported that UMass President…
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LEGISLATURE’S FY 2014 BUDGET IS THE STATUS QUO, JUST MORE OF…
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Today the Legislature will vote on the final state budget. I…
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Pioneer Institute’s Agenda for Leadership for 2010 and Beyond…