Key budget leaders in the Massachusetts House have said no new “broad-based” taxes are needed for the next state budget, even though tax revenues for the current fiscal year keep coming up short.
This week, a state commission in Massachusetts will meet to set the official health care cost benchmark.
Beacon Hill lawmakers are five weeks into a new two-year session, and things are off to a pretty slow start.
A budget deficit of over $1 billion for the next fiscal year is overshadowing the new legislative session.
A Springfield city councilor is on track to juggle two elected positions in the new year, as he begins a term in the Massachusetts state legislature.