March 02, 2023
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2024

From food stamps to rental aid: Pandemic-era funding is ending, and Mass. wants to build an off-ramp

Samantha J. Gross and Matt Stout ,

The Boston Globe

“We need to be thinking critically about the things that the state should be doing — but also very mindful that there is a state-federal partnership,” said Doug Howgate, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, a business-backed budget watchdog. “It’s not feasible for us to say, ‘We’re going to do everything that the feds did.’ ”