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MBTAAnalysis: A look inside the MBTA

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The MBTA shuttles over a million passengers a day around Greater…

The Clock is Ticking…….

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

COVID-19 will likely lead to a recession. Can Massachusetts municipal budgets handle one?

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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.

MassAnalysis: What are the 10 towns with the highest local taxes per capita?

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Massachusetts municipalities generate the bulk of their revenue…

MassAnalysis: Understanding local debts

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Although they must maintain balanced budgets, Massachusetts municipalities…

MassAnalysis: In search of a strong financial footing

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You don't have to be a member of the Finance Committee to know…

What do Property Taxes Mean for your Town?

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Earlier this year, the Boston Globe published an article comparing…