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Massachusetts Exports Rise; Trade Policy Remains Unclear

Recently-released year-end 2016 trade statistics tell a positive story for Massachusetts.

Employers: Federal Health Reform Must Change

Massachusetts employers believe overwhelmingly that federal health-care reform must change, but their opinions about how to do so…

Employer Confidence Rises for Fifth Consecutive Month

Confidence among Massachusetts employers rose for the fifth consecutive month during January despite a marked slowdown in economic…

New Solar Subsidy Program Gets It Right

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER), after months of public comment, released on Tuesday its proposal for…

Proposed Assessment Will Hurt Employers Who Provide Health Insurance

Governor Charlie Baker yesterday described his proposal for a $300 million health assessment on employers as an attempt…

Infographic: The Governor’s Proposed Health Assessment

The Baker Administration filed a budget proposal today that, as expected, would impose a $2,000-per-employee tax on some…

Business Leaders Share Outlook for 2017

IBM Watson Health Redefines Boundaries of Health, Information Technology

Associated Industries of Massachusetts President Richard C. Lord used his annual State of Massachusetts Business Speech this morning…

State of Massachusetts Business – The Age of Uncertainty