Author Archives: MassFiscal

MassFiscal Memo: State House Rules

( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) Yesterday, the Massachusetts State Senate updated their rules so they would be required to post roll call votes on the General Court website within 48 hours of the vote being taken. The measure was passed unanimously by a vote of 39-0, and will take effect later this year. Other measures for rule changes…

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State Senate Goes Online

Today, the Massachusetts State Senate updated their rules so that they would be required to post roll call votes on the General Court website within 48 hours of the vote being taken. The measure was passed unanimously by a vote of 39-0, and will take effect no later than May 1st of this year.…

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Proposed Income Tax Rate Increase to 6.25%

Mass Fiscal Alliance Memo MassDOT proposed 5 new tax increases on Monday as part of a list of revenue raisers to fund their new “21st Century Transportation Plan.” Of the 5 tax hike options, the Governor endorsed the only non-user tax that hits working class families the hardest, an increase to the state’s income tax rate from 5.25% to 6.25%.…

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MassDOT “21 Century Transportation Plan”

(More from our Friends at MassFiscal

– promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance Memos are intended to guide the public on current issues affecting our state. The memos are typically one page and provide important facts on topics facing our state, how it affects us and are current to the activities being discussed by our leaders. More…

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Becoming a Coalition Partner with Mass Fiscal Alliance

(Become one today. RMG is… – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance is comprised of concerned taxpayers who share our goals of bringing about a more competitive Massachusetts economy through a right of center economic, fiscal and good government approach. Learn how you can join our efforts by becoming a Coalition Partner. We are launching a new…

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With MA Gas Tax Hike, MA Would Be Higher Than National Average

(Ouch – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) A poll was recently conducted by the Campaign for Our Communities, showing 83% of MA residents would overwhelmingly oppose a 15 cent increase in the gas tax to help pay for transportation needs. Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance compared the proposed MA gas tax hike to the national average and other New England states.…

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Cahill Indictment Should End Closed Door Meetings

They say you can indict a ham sandwich, Tim Cahill was just indicted. Corruption, non-disclosure, unethical behavior and secret meetings are all flavors the public will have to swallow until more transparency is welcomed in our state government. Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance has been calling on Governor Deval Patrick and Lt. Governor Tim Murray to end the practice of holding public…

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