The Research Bureau supports the “Yes on 3” campaign to preserve Massachusetts’ existing law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender identity in places of public accommodation. Upholding these protections speaks to a fundamental human rights issue, is the right choice as Boston and the Commonwealth work to create a more inclusive city and state, and important for attracting and retaining talent, investment and business for a thriving Boston and Massachusetts economy.
Boston city workforce grows by 353 and spending jumps by 20% during the first term of the Walsh Administration.
State education aid to Boston continues the trend of limited aid increases and underfunding of a major reimbursement account.
$22M has been authorized for Boston’s fall CPA funding round being launched now to support affordable housing, open space and historic preservation projects.