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Analysis: Massachusetts House members rank 5th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Massachusetts ranked fifth lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: Massachusetts ranked 34th most affected by government shutdown

Massachusetts ranked No. 34 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: Boston ranks 16th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Boston ranks 16th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Massachusetts ranked No. 29 in 2019 business climate index

Massachusetts finished at No. 29 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Massachusetts posts lowest drop in food stamps participants

Massachusetts ranked No. 49 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Massachusetts not on track to tax online sales

Massachusetts is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Massachusetts posted 16th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Massachusetts ranked No. 16 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Massachusetts posted 29th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Massachusetts ranked No. 29 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Massachusetts gets ‘F’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Massachusetts ranked No. 46 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Massachusetts gets score of 52 on financial transparency

Massachusetts earned subpar marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

ECOCHLOR: Ballast Water Management Regulatory Update – November 2018

The Ecochlor BWMS Regulatory Update includes monthly information from the USCG, IMO and other regulatory agencies and maritime associations.

GREATER BOSTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Changes to noncompete agreement laws take effect Monday

New restrictions on non-competition agreements between employers and workers will take effect Monday, and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is reminding businesses of the new requirements.

CADMUS: Cadmus to Support NASEO, Electrify America on Zero Emission Vehicle Adoption

Cadmus, a leading consultancy in areas from energy, water, and transportation to safety, security, and resilience, was selected to support zero emission vehicle (ZEV) adoption efforts by Electrify America in partnership with the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO).

ECOCHLOR: Ecochlor Offers the First BWTS Compliance Guarantee

Ecochlor is pleased to announce the first ballast water treatment system (BWTS) compliance guarantee.

ECOCHLOR: The Latest Guidance as USCG Shifts from Granting Extensions to Compliance and Enforcement

If you haven’t seen the latest Ballast Water Treatment Report with Maritime TV, Ecochlor’s CEO, Steve Candito provides an interpretation of the latest U.S.

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