A State of Fiscal Confusion

Widmer, Michael J.
January 2007
BusinessWest;1/22/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p12
The author reflects on the economic condition of the state budget of Massachusetts. According to the author, the back and forth on fiscal year 2007 state budget has created an unnecessary and confusing distraction from the real problem, such as how to produce a balance budget for fiscal 2008. The study released by the Taxpayers Foundation has concluded that the state will fall billions of dollars short in meeting priorities like healthcare, local aid, higher education, and capital investments.


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