Hits and misses on millionaire tax spending plan

In a year when tax revenues are projected to grow only a little, the estimated $1.3 billion from the 4 percent surcharge on income over $1 million was the only area of the budget where policymakers could have some fun.

The costs of Healey’s budget cuts

After revenues failed to hit benchmarks for six straight months, it was clear “the governor needed to do something like this,” Evan Horowitz told Playbook.