Author Archives: MassFiscal

MassFiscal Scorecard Update: Budget Rules

(the scorecard – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) There’s not a lot left to mention that hasn’t already been said about the debate-stifling rules (H. 3999) adopted by the House of Representatives on Tuesday for debating the FY2015 budget. Needless to say, MassFiscal is scoring four of the most problematic votes taken during the debate. They are listed below…

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The Eight Best Ideas in the New MassGOP Platform

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Like many others, we watched with great interest as the Massachusetts Republican Party debated and voted on its platform last week. (The full text can be found here.) However, we were focusing on those parts of the document that deal with our big issues: fiscal responsibility, a healthier business climate, and…

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RESCHEDULED: Minimum Wage Forum With Michael Saltsman

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Please join Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance, Citizens for Limited Taxation and the Greater Boston Tea Party for a forum featuring our guest speaker, Michael Saltsman, of the Employment Policies Institute. Mr. Saltsman is a researcher who will discuss the impact of increasing the state minimum wage. In addition to Mr. Saltsman, State Representative…

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Rick Green Re-Elected MassFiscal Chairman

We are excited and pleased to announce that Rick Green was unanimously re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance for 2014 yesterday. This will be Rick’s 3rd term as Chairman. Also serving is John Esler as the new Finance Committee Chairman, Mark Cohen as Treasurer, Brian Bialas as the new legal counsel, Mike Kane as Clerk, Jim…

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