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Jul 01, 2022
The average cost of child care is more than $20,000 a year in Massachusetts, the most expensive state in the nation, only behind Washington, D.C., and well above the national average of $15,888, according to a recent report from the Massachusetts...
Jun 14, 2022
In a mobile business world, where smart workers can now do their jobs remotely from anywhere, will some choose to relocate to a place where the living is easier and the housing more affordable? That, said Eileen McAnneny, the president of the...
Jun 13, 2022
But as Ashley White, a researcher for the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, said, "It struggles even to serve all of those families." White pointed to February data showing more than 16,000 income-eligible children on waitlists for care in...
Jun 09, 2022
MBTA, facing grave financial crisis, avoids fiscal cliff for another year using one-time federal funds
Last year, the business-backed Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation warned of the T’s revenue shortfall in years to come. MTF’s Vice President for Policy and Research Andrew Bagley, who authored the report on T finances, said the T either has to find...
Jun 07, 2022
“It won’t be the last headline that we read in that regard,” Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny said after the host of a forum on the state budget read a breaking news alert about the company’s plans. Companies are “much...
Jun 02, 2022
But erasing the gap is worth it for all of us. By one estimate, the racial wealth gap has cost the American economy $16 trillion over the last 20 years. Closer to home, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation estimated that closing racial wealth gaps...
May 25, 2022
Last week, the head of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation announced she will be moving on at the end of the year. For the past seven years, Eileen McAnneny has been the executive director and the public face of the fiscal watchdog organization,...
May 19, 2022
After more than seven years leading the influential Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, Eileen McAnneny on Wednesday announced her plans to step down at the end of 2022. “This has been a phenomenal job,” said McAnneny, who relayed her decision at the...
May 19, 2022
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny plans to step down from her post at the end of this year. McAnneny in 2015 became the first woman to lead the business-backed organization. An influential player on Beacon Hill, MTF is...
May 18, 2022
Eileen McAnneny, the first woman to lead the influential Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation and a public policy “powerhouse,” plans to retire at the end of this year. McAnneny plans to announce her retirement at the business-friendly group’s annual...