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Report: MBTA Spending Out Of Control On Employee Pay

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.

04/12/2013

Photo Credit CBS

How To Spend Your Tax Refund

The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.

04/10/2013

Gov. Deval Patrick (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Patrick Details Spending Projects In New Push For Income Tax Hike

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.

02/27/2013

(credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

How Much Should You Spend On Christmas?

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/05/2012

Hanscom Air Field in Bedford. (File photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mass. Gearing Up To Fight Federal Gov’t On Local Military Cuts

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/12/2012

(Photo credit: Andrea Courtois)

Andover Rep. Agreement Lets House Resume Business

A freshman Republican House lawmaker has allowed a spending bill to move forward after winning a verbal agreement from the Patrick administration.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/15/2011

(credit: AP)

More People Are Cutting Back On Spending

According to the latest financial security index from Bankrate.com, more people are cutting back on their spending.

09/19/2011

(Photo credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

Patrick Okays $15 Million For Tornado Costs

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.

06/21/2011

Dave Caruso, WBZ News Radio

Before The Bell – Income And Spending Slightly Up

WBZ News Radio’s Financial Editor Dave Caruso previews a number of economic stats due out this week.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/28/2011

(credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Christmas Shopping: Humbug Versus Ho, Ho, Ho!

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/22/2010

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