MassFiscal Lauds House Budget While Calling for Vigorous Debate Going Forward

(BOSTON)— MassFiscal today congratulated legislative leaders for issuing a budget with a bottom line lower than the one offered in the Governor’s budget.

“Checking the growth of state spending is a big priority for our members,” executive director Paul Craney said.

Cautioning taxpayers against unbridled optimism, Craney added, “Rank-and-file legislators must now do their part and refrain from loading the budget up with pet projects.”

At the same time, Paul Craney, executive director of the organization, a non-profit dedicated to open government and fiscal responsibility, called on House leadership to keep the process public as the legislation moves forward. “The Commonwealth is best served when consensus is formed in the public eye rather than during closed-door horse trading sessions."

The Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance advocates for fiscal responsibility, transparency, and accountability in state government and increased economic opportunity for the people of our Commonwealth.

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