Legislative Luncheon – Doug Howgate, Mass Taxpayers Foundation

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April 24, 2024
11:45 am
- 1:30 pm

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Please join us for a special Legislative Luncheon Wednesday, April 24th from 11:45am – 1:30pm, at Thorny Lea Golf Club, 159 Torrey Street in Brockton. Our guest speaker is Doug Howgate, President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation (MTF). This event is sponsored by New Heights Charter School Brockton.

Doug Howgate is President at the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. Doug began as President in January of 2023, after two years as the Foundation’s Executive Vice President. This is Doug’s second stint at MTF, having served as Research Director between 2015 and 2018.

Prior to his time at the Foundation, Doug has held a number of prominent policy positions in Massachusetts. He served as Senior Policy Advisor to Senate President Karen Spilka between 2018 and 2020, and Budget Director at the Senate Committee on Ways and Means between 2010 and 2014. He has also served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the Massachusetts Port Authority and as a Senior Researcher at the Massachusetts Budget & Policy Center.

Doug has a B.A. in Political Science from Holy Cross and holds a Master’s degree from Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy.

About Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation: Founded in 1932, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation (MTF) is widely recognized as the state’s premier public policy organization dealing with state and local fiscal, tax and economic policies. MTF’s record of high quality research and non-partisan analysis has earned the organization broad credibility on Beacon Hill and across the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide accurate, unbiased research with balanced, thoughtful recommendations that strengthen the state’s finances and economy in order to foster the long-term well being of the Commonwealth. Over the course of eight decades, MTF has played an instrumental role in achieving major reforms and promoting sound public policy in state government. In the past ten years, MTF has won sixteen prestigious national awards from the Governmental Research Association for our work on a wide array of topics. Our unique credibility has allowed us to have a significant impact on a wide range of issues – from health care, business costs and transportation funding to tax competitiveness, capital investments and state and local finances. Visit www.masstaxpayers.org to learn more.


Questions? Contact Cathryn Schofield or Hannah McGuire or call (508) 586-0500 x 231 for assistance.

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159 Torrey Street
Brockton MA 02301

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