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Boston Globe
Legislative session exemplifies the New Economy’s rise to powerprides itself in being the hub of innovation,” said Eileen McAnneny, president
Legislative session exemplifies the New Economy’s rise to power
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
prides itself in being the hub of innovation,” said Eileen McAnneny, president of the business-backed Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. “I think these new industries represent that economy. There’s probably an inclination to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Final state budget shaved by almost $630 million from earlier projectionsthat he said solved for the declining revenue projections, but the Legislature
Final state budget shaved by almost $630 million from earlier projections
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
that he said solved for the declining revenue projections, but the Legislature restored $231.6 million in spending through veto override votes leaving what the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation pegged as an early $240 million gap in th... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Revenue skid ends as state tax haul in July beats benchmarkwas in March – and the July haul starts state government off on a good foot on
Revenue skid ends as state tax haul in July beats benchmark
WWLP Springfield / Posted 24 days ago
was in March – and the July haul starts state government off on a good foot on the revenue front. On the spending side, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation on Wednesday estimated a $240 million gap in the new budget, largely due to spending veto... Read more
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Boston Globe
Aug. 4, 2016Times’ biz section: http://nyti.ms/2atybLJ MASS. STATE BUDGET CUTS FORETOLD, v
Aug. 4, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
Times’ biz section: http://nyti.ms/2atybLJ MASS. STATE BUDGET CUTS FORETOLD, via a new analysis from the business-backed Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, which finds a not insubstantial budget gap in the current fiscal year: “... Only one... Read more
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Boston Globe
Legislature rushes to the finish line. Again.in Massachusetts government,” said Michael Widmer, who last year stepped down a
Legislature rushes to the finish line. Again.
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
in Massachusetts government,” said Michael Widmer, who last year stepped down after 23 years as the president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, a business-backed advocacy group. “But recognizing that there will always be some kind of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Retail sales in Mass. drop for the first time in three years: What it could meanresumes again. “There are certainly some signs that things are slowing down,”
Retail sales in Mass. drop for the first time in three years: What it could mean
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
resumes again. “There are certainly some signs that things are slowing down,” said Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. “The sales tax is the second-largest source of tax revenue for the Commonwealth. If it’s... Read more

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