The Research Bureau testified (4/24) at a City Council hearing on approval of a home rule petition exempting the shadow laws from the Winthrop Square site. Full Testimony>
Category: Statements and Testimony
February 22, 2016, 11 a.m -Testimony of the Boston Municipal Research Bureau Before the Boston City Council’s Ways and Means Committee – Promoting the City of Boston’s financial health is a priority of the Research Bureau and for that reason we bring a whole-city perspective to every financial matter. We oppose this award for the following reasons: (continued . . .)
BUDGET WATCH ‘16: Boston’s FY16 budget relies on own-source revenues for 97.6% of revenue growth – state aid contributes 2.4% Read more>
The Research Bureau opposes the proposal to increase the salary of only the members of the Boston City Council and not address this matter as part of a comprehensive approach to all senior positions whose salary or salary ranges are set by ordinance.