Development Magazine Spring 2013

Advocacy

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Will “Regular Order” Lead to Big Policy Changes? 

At the close of 2012, many feared the United States would fall off the so-called “fiscal cliff” — the combination of scheduled tax increases, deep mandated across-the-board federal budget cuts (known as “sequestration”), and expiration of numerous tax provisions which, if occurring at once, could have caused another recession.

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Massachusetts Leading the Nation in Regulatory Reform 

In March 2012, Massachusetts launched a first-in-the-nation effort to systematically reform our public rule-making process and the way our state views government regulation and its impact on our economy.

From the Archives: Advocacy Articles from the Previous Issue

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State Elections Provide Opportunities to Advance Economic Growth 

This article discusses the role of NAIOP and newly elected state legislators in advancing economic growth.