Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Group Says Massachusetts Faces $1B Deficit

An 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.

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Michael Widmer (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Budget Battle Looms

Keller talks budgets with Mass. Taxpayers Foundation President Michael Widmer.



Patrick: Unused Snow Removal Money Could Go To Cash-Strapped MBTA

Governor 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 Towns

A new report says the 50 largest communities in Massachusetts face a “staggering” $20 billion unfunded liability for retiree health care benefits.


Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Keller @ Large: State’s Financial State

A huge issue in the year 2011 will once again be the fiscal state of Massachusetts.



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