This much is clear; the opposition reeks of bigotry. Would a Christian or Jewish cemetery evoke the same outrage? I’ve never been to Dudley but a quick profile culled from the 2012 Presidential race shows that it’s fairly split between Democratic and Republican preferences. Mitt Romney beat Barack Obama by a slim margin.…Read More »
BHI delivers testimony critical of proposed constitutional amendment calling for a millionaire’s tax
Testimony to the Revenue Committee on Proposed Constitutional Amendment 15-17
David G. Tuerck
Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University January 19, 2016
Room B-2, Massachusetts State House Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the proposed constitutional amendment to create a graduated income tax for Massachusetts. The Beacon Hill Institute has a long history of providing analysis of…
(BOSTON- December 16, 2015) The Beacon Hill Institute is pleased to offer its revenue forecast for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 and (FY) 2017.
BHI predicts that tax revenues will be:
* $25.9 billion in FY 2016, 4% over FY 2015, and
* $27.4 billion in FY 2017, 5.6% over FY 2016. The 4% increase for FY 2016 and the 5.6%…
Change is in the air. Baker’s leadership on this issue is absolutely refreshing. Gov. Charlie Baker has indefinitely frozen state plans to finance a $1 billion expansion of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, opting instead to allow the newly reconstituted Massachusetts Convention Center Authority board to decide whether the 1.3 million-square-foot construction project should move forward. The announcement was…Read More »
(He should have picked a Republican for an elective position. This was a significant misstep by the Governor. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Yet again Charlie Baker has forsaken building the Republican Party by appointing a Democrat as Bristol County District Attorney. This was the perfect opportunity to build the party by installing a Republican in an…Read More »
( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno)
Governor Charlie Baker is riding the news cycle. As the news that Boston is the designed U.S. host in the international sweepstakes for the 2024 Olympics, the new Governor expressed some doubts.
Gov. Charlie Baker hedged on throwing his full support behind Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid, telling reporters today “there’s a lot…