Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance made the following statement today after Senate President Karen Spilka and Speaker Ron Mariano successfully pushed forward an amendment to the state constitution that would effectively eliminate the equal taxation clause.Read more
Whenever left-wing authoritarian lawmakers see one of their tax hikes defeated, it’s a reason for Massachusetts taxpayers to celebrate.Read more
No new or higher taxes is the right approach for dealing with a struggling state economyRead more
Massachusetts House progressives have an important message for the taxpayers this Independence Day.Read more
The House is expected to begin debate on amendments to the state budget today. First up, are amendments that deal with revenue, aka tax hikes or new taxes.
MassFiscal was pleased to see the Governor’s tax hike proposal to the real estate excise tax (Stamp Tax) was not included in the budget and not included as an amendment idea, but we were disappointed to learn that Representative Jones (R-Reading), the Republican House Minority Leader, proposed to reinstate two tax increases that were included in the Governor’s original budget, but were left out of the House Way and Means version.Read more