Benefits and Why Members Engage
- This committee drives AIM’s advocacy priorities and seeks ways to address complex tax policy issues.
- AIM closely monitors and engages legislators of the Joint Committee on Revenue and activities related to the annual state budget process, which often contains tax policy matters.
- The committee assists AIM in developing its pro-business legislative agenda.
- The Committee hosts public officials in the tax arena, such as the Chair of the Joint Committee on Revenue, who address the group on current tax legislation or other relevant matters.
Update on Massachusetts Budget and TaxesRead More
The House proposal totals $49.6 billion in spending. The chamber seeks to add roughly $2 billion in new spending (a 4.23% increase over FY ’22), approximately $1.4 billion more than governor Baker’s proposal. The large expense items are:
- $6 billion in chapter 70 educational aid
- $18.75 billion to MassHealth
- $638.4 million for workforce development
- $912 for early education and childcare
The primary new spending increases are directed towards:
- $100 million towards early childhood educator salaries
- $100 million to extend the free school meals program
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