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Lowell Sun
Despite deficit, senators like to spendbillion, according to an analysis released ahead of the start of annual budget
Despite deficit, senators like to spend
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
billion, according to an analysis released ahead of the start of annual budget deliberations on Tuesday. According to the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation (MTF), senators have filed 792 amendments to budget line items that add $1.032 billion in... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
More police details mean more money, less rest for Quincy copson their scheduled off-days or within two days of working 16-plus hours on a si
More police details mean more money, less rest for Quincy cops
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
on their scheduled off-days or within two days of working 16-plus hours on a single day. Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, said private details, many of which consist of a police officer directing traffic at a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State Senate ready to make case for higher education funding increasesby the House, and lower than the $39.55 billion recommended in January by Gov.
State Senate ready to make case for higher education funding increases
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
by the House, and lower than the $39.55 billion recommended in January by Gov. Baker, Spilka said. According to the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, the House budget increased total spending by 3. Advertisement55 percent and Baker's... Read more
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The Herald News
Mass. Senate ready to make case for higher education funding increasesapproved by the House, and lower than the $39.55 billion recommended in January
Mass. Senate ready to make case for higher education funding increases
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
approved by the House, and lower than the $39.55 billion recommended in January by Gov. Baker, Spilka said.According to the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, the House budget increased total spending by 3.55 percent and Baker's budget raised... Read more
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Boston Globe
Millionaires’ tax debate focuses on where the revenue would go2018 effort. “The amendment is not clear cut,” said Eileen McAnneny, a lawyer
Millionaires’ tax debate focuses on where the revenue would go
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
2018 effort. “The amendment is not clear cut,” said Eileen McAnneny, a lawyer and president of the business-backed Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, which opposes the tax push. She said it could well be the case due to the “vague”... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House approves nearly $40B spending plan; Senate is nextinto the fund, though another $150 million in capital gains taxes would be dive
House approves nearly $40B spending plan; Senate is next
WWLP Springfield / Posted 28 days ago
into the fund, though another $150 million in capital gains taxes would be diverted to the general fund. The independent Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, among other groups, has warned that the state is not moving fast enough to replenish its... Read more

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