Some Worry Massachusetts' 'Rainy Day' Fund Not Hefty EnoughMassachusetts isn't saving enough, some argue, even if its stabilization fund — far better known as the rainy day fund — remains among the nation's 10 largest with a current balance of about $1.25 billion.
Gov. Charlie Baker Prepares To Release First State BudgetMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has his work cut out for him as he prepares to unveil his first state budget proposal.
Group Says Massachusetts Faces $1B DeficitAn independent analysis pegs the state budget deficit at $1 billion in the current fiscal year — more than three times the previous estimate of state officials.
Keller @ Large: Budget Battle LoomsKeller talks budgets with Mass. Taxpayers Foundation President Michael Widmer.
Patrick: Unused Snow Removal Money Could Go To Cash-Strapped MBTAGovernor Deval Patrick says it may be possible to use the nearly $40 million surplus in the state's snow and ice removal budget to help limit service cuts proposed by the T.
Report: $20 Billion Health Care Burden Could Crush TownsA new report says the 50 largest communities in Massachusetts face a "staggering" $20 billion unfunded liability for retiree health care benefits.
Keller @ Large: State's Financial StateA huge issue in the year 2011 will once again be the fiscal state of Massachusetts.