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News Release | MASSPIRG | Budget, Tax

Massachusetts Taxpayers Footing a $100 Billion Bill for Tax Dodgers

While a lot of attention is given on Tax Day to how tax dollars are spent, MASSPIRG is instead focused on the revenue lost every year – $100 billion – thanks to loopholes, tax avoidance and tax cheats.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Budget, Tax

Massachusetts Received an “F” in New Report on Transparency of Government Spending

Massachusetts received an “F” for “incomplete” when it came to openness about government spending, according to MASSPIRG in a new state by state report, "FOLLOWING THE MONEY: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data," released today.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Budget, Tax

Government Accountability Reforms Pending in Senate

MASSPIRG urges the Massachusetts senate to adopt two critical government transparency reforms, Amendment #’s 74 and 69 in the Economic Development Bill, S2345, currently before the Senate.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

Improved Financial Reform Bill Moves to Senate Floor

Chairman Christopher Dodd and a majority of the Senate Banking Committee voted on Monday evening to move a Wall Street reform package to the Senate floor.

News Release | MASSPIRG

House Passes Health Reform

The passage of health reform last night is a huge step forward for all Americans.

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