Tag Archive for: Municipalities
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The problem isn’t with the concept of bike lanes but, rather, the lack of public conversation or transparency. Municipal governments are changing the infrastructure and character of entire neighborhoods and small commercial centers with little input from those most affected.
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Using municipalities' experiences during the Great Recession, a new policy brief examines the likely impact of COVID-19 on local property taxes, as well as political implications for state aid. We list the municipal revenues by category among the least tax-reliant communities in Massachusetts, show the trajectory of tax revenue growth rate in Massachusetts state and local governments, and rank stabilization fund assets per capita among Massachusetts Gateway Cities.
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With the advent of the Baker administration, Massachusetts transparency…
https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/property-tax.jpg 567 847 Thejasa Jayachandran https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.png Thejasa Jayachandran2016-08-11 10:50:292021-10-29 15:29:24What do Property Taxes Mean for your Town?
Earlier this year, the Boston Globe published an article comparing…
https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/City-Hall.jpg 3726 2484 Editorial Staff https://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.png Editorial Staff2012-08-13 18:09:072021-10-29 15:17:41New Municipal Guide Provides Tools for Local Budgeting
The Guide to Sound Fiscal Management for Municipalities is intended as a resource for citizens, especially those serving on municipal finance committees, to analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of their community’s spending. Pioneer has distributed over 3,000 copies to city and town finance committee members throughout Massachusetts.