This week, MassFiscal is running an advocacy campaign in Worcester County to educate constituents on the pay raise scheme passed by legislators. The content highlights freshman State Rep. Brian Murray and his decision to give himself a pay raise before doing his job.
We've attached the mailer below.
We also wrote an Op-Ed on the matter that's been featured in the Milford Daily News. You may read it here.
As you may remember, Proposition 80 (Prop 80) is a measure that would levy an 80% tax increase on the state’s top earners. The measure, expected to be a 2018 ballot initiative, received some coverage this week. The Boston Business Journal highlighted that many Massachusetts employers fear that the tax will decrease their ability to hire new people and will drive down economic output.
The article also features our Board Chairman, Rick Green, and his thoughts on Prop 80. You may read the article by clicking here.
Photo: Boston Business Journal: W. Marc Bernseau