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Working Together to Preserve Economic Stability

July 04, 2018 We’ve heard the expression “the devil’s in the details” bandied about recently. It’s a cliché that can contain some truth. But the details can sometimes hide devils. Take the Massachusetts economy, for example, where statistics show a state firing on all...

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Misguided Millionaires Tax Was a Nonstarter

By Rachelle G. Cohen JUNE 18, 2018 Make no mistake, Massachusetts just dodged the economic bullet that the so-called millionaires tax would have been. But to those public employee unions and progressives that were virtually salivating over the potential $1.9 billion...

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SJC Should Spike Proposed Millionaires

By Jeff Jacoby Sometime this spring, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will decide whether the so-called Fair Share Amendment can appear on the state ballot in November. The proposal would amend the Commonwealth’s constitution, which for more than 100 years has...

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Judges Scrutinize Income Tax Surcharge

By Jon Chesto If the business groups challenging the millionaires tax win their legal battle to block the ballot question, they might have the now-defunct greyhound industry to thank. That’s because the Supreme Judicial Court justices who heard arguments for and...

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Business Groups Fight ’18 Ballot Question

By Bob McGovern Business groups fighting to block the so-called millionaire tax from next year’s statewide ballot say the proposed constitutional amendment is “truly radical” and should not go to the voters, according to a brief filed with the state’s highest court....

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Editorial: Three Legal Strikes

By Editorial Staff It’s easy to complain that the proposed “millionaire’s tax” set to go before Massachusetts voters next year is just a cynical effort to squeeze the wealthy to fund more government jobs.  Easy, because it happens to be true. But it’s even more...

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Leaders of Massachusetts’ Innovation Economy

Leaders of Massachusetts’ innovation economy have much to accomplish in the next few years.

The Council distinguishes itself by specializing in complex, multi-year public policy strategies in support of conditions that protect and enhance a strong Massachusetts economy.

Learn more, contact Bernie Prusaczyk.