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Is Mass. Ready For An Economic Slowdown?

Unemployment is down and Massachusetts' economy continues to expand. But some high tech executives warn the state may not be ready when an economic slowdown arrives. To highlight the risks, the Massachusetts High Technology Council will host a forum Tuesday,...

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Millionaire Tax Back in Play

By Bruce Mohl and Michael Jonas The Backers of the millionaire tax are preparing to mount a second campaign to get it passed, but this time they are using an approach designed to sidestep the legal issues that derailed the constitutional amendment the first time....

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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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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.

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