Come to Boston on May 5!
House Budget Proposal FY 2012
On May 5, the Joint Committee on Revenue will hold a public hearing on An Act to Invest in Our Communities. This bill, strongly supported by PHENOM, would raise $1.2 billion per year in a progressive manner. It restores the 5.95% income tax rate, nearly doubles personal exemptions so the increase is paid entirely by those […]
The FY 2012 House Ways & Means budget proposes: $818 million in direct appropriations to the state’s campuses of public higher education. Of this total, $418 million is for UMass, $192 million is for State Universities, and $208 million is for Community Colleges. Additionally, the HWM proposal projects a total of $17.2 million in out-of-state […]