Massachusetts’ Economy

The Mass. Legislature created a weekend sales-tax holiday for Aug. 16 and 17. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Is Sales-Tax Holiday Good For Mass. Economy

WBZ political analyst Jon Keller found not everyone on Beacon Hill thinks as sales-tax holiday is what the state economy really needs.


(Photo credit: Matt Bennett/Governor's Office)

Gov. Deval Patrick Signs New State Budget

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a $30.6 billion budget that he said reduces overall state spending while laying the groundwork for an ongoing economic recovery in Massachusetts.


Mass. State Revenue Dips In May, But Economy Continues To Strengthen

Massachusetts tax collections dipped in May after a surprisingly strong showing in April. State revenue officials said Friday that preliminary revenues for last month were down $68 million or 4.3 percent compared with May of last year.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/04/2011

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Report: Mass. Foreclosures Up 32 Percent In 2010

The number of completed foreclosures in Massachusetts increased 32 percent in 2010 compared with the previous year, and an expert is sounding a cautious tone for the year ahead.


Massachusetts’ Economy Growing Faster Than U.S. Overall

WBZ’s Rod Fritz reports the Massachusetts’ economy is growing fast.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/11/2010