Tag Archive for: financial transparency
https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/rainy-day-fund-pic.jpg 902 1600 Peter Mentekidis https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.png Peter Mentekidis2023-07-25 10:44:442023-07-25 10:49:22An Examination of the Commonwealth Rainy Day Fund
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?
https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/Boston_City_Hall_5-scaled.jpg 1509 2560 Peter Mentekidis https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.png Peter Mentekidis2023-07-18 10:15:342023-07-20 12:16:04The Curious Case of the Missing Stabilization Funds
Stabilization funds are a key component of a municipality's financial strength, yet many towns (including Boston!) report no stabilization funds. Why is this?
https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/featured-2.jpg 225 512 Etelson Alcius https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.png Etelson Alcius2022-08-02 14:12:242023-03-23 19:32:43Massachusetts Remains One of the Least Financially Transparent States
In 48 states, elected officials are required to submit annual public financial disclosures. After seven years of tracking these disclosures state by state, Pioneer Institute ranks Massachusetts lowest in terms of the transparency of those financial disclosures.