An independent research group says MBTA employees are paid far above the scale of other state employees and it’s the key reason the agency is in debt.
The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.
Gov. Deval Patrick is renewing his push for new revenues to pay for transportation and education initiatives, while acknowledging concerns about his plan to raise the state income tax.
Recent surveys indicate that people are going to spend around $750 for gifts this year, but I’ve spoken with people who have spent thousands and others who can do it for under $200.
Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray is set to meet business leaders to discuss efforts to save the six Massachusetts military bases from federal plans to cut $487 billion from the defense budget over the next 10 years. The cuts caused Murray to sign an executive order in February creating the Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force charged with crafting a strong case to protect Massachusetts bases.
A freshman Republican House lawmaker has allowed a spending bill to move forward after winning a verbal agreement from the Patrick administration.
According to the latest financial security index from Bankrate.com, more people are cutting back on their spending.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a $54 million spending bill that includes $15 million to pay for costs incurred during the response to the recent tornadoes that tore through in central and western Massachusetts.
WBZ News Radio’s Financial Editor Dave Caruso previews a number of economic stats due out this week.
A Poll conducted by Suffolk University finds a large number of consumers in Massachusetts don’t plan to spend any more than they did last year.