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Jan 15, 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
The analysis by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation suggests that lawmakers may have to consider “tax increases or spending cuts” to balance the state’s $43 billion-plus budget. It would mark a stark reversal from recent years when officials’...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
Jan 15, 2020
HEALTH CARE
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny said addressing the opioid epidemic is an “economic imperative,” and that MTF is hoping to draw as many employers as possible into the effort. Initial participants include John Hancock,...
HEALTH CARE
Jan 15, 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation on Wednesday predicted the upcoming budget cycle will differ significantly from the last two, during which tax receipts shattered projections and enabled the state to bulk up its cash reserves, pass one-time...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Jan 14, 2020
HEALTH CARE
This coalition was formed by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation in response to the organization’s research into the economic impact of the drug addiction crisis. The official kick-off of Mass. C.A.R.E.S. – an acronym for Communication and...
HEALTH CARE
Jan 14, 2020
HEALTH CARE
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation on Tuesday launched its Mass C.A.R.E.S. -- Massachusetts Communication and Awareness around Recovery and Employer Support -- program, asking participating businesses to pledge to do at least four things in 2020...
HEALTH CARE
Jan 14, 2020
HEALTH CARE
Massachusetts businesses have launched a year-long initiative to address the opioid crisis, forming a new coalition to reduce stigma and increase access to treatment. ...
HEALTH CARE
Nov 17, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation and co-chair of the income tax subcommittee within a Senate Revenue Working Group charged with revamping the state’s tax code, said that members have discussed ways to ensure...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Oct 17, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
Wednesday's session did not unfold without tension. Rep. Maria Robinson filed an amendment that would have stripped a section of the bill that decouples Massachusetts from the federal tax code, citing a Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation analysis...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
Oct 08, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
Eileen McAnneny, president of the business-backed Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, says it’s not really surprising that employers are worrying more about the end to a decade-plus of economic expansion. But there are mixed signals, still: She...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget
Sep 24, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation is among the groups that hopes the film tax credit is in its final seasons, believing the funding could be better spent on “other priorities.” “We are opposed to the film tax credit. We’ve had long-standing...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes