Author Archives: MassBudget

The Budget Browser: A Resource for Everyone

(I get taken to school.  I still think that using the Government Products price index skews the results.  As we all know govt spending outpaces inflation year after year. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) There has been a debate on the pages of Blue Mass Group and Red Mass Group about the rate of state spending growth over…

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Budget Browser: A new online, interactive tool

(good stuff – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) One of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center’s goals is to help citizens of the Commonwealth better understand the state budget and how it meets public needs and priorities. With MassBudget’s new online, interactive Budget Browser, citizens can engage in this year’s deliberations and keep track of the many programs…

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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Federal Stimulus in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center this week released a detailed report on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s impact on Massachusetts.  We thought Red Mass Group readers might find it useful.     In total, MassBudget estimates that Massachusetts  — both state and local governments, as well as non-governmental organizations and individuals  — will receive approximately $17.7 billion through…

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