We must continue to expand our area's economy through the creation of incentives that will encourage small and medium size businesses to grow and add jobs. As our State Representative, Danielle has worked to continue investing in the fields like renewable energy and life sciences that create good, sustainable jobs to keep our hard working residents employed. MetroWest has been one of the areas of the state with the good fortune to continue growing jobs in these emerging technologies despite severe losses elsewhere. In April, the state saw a growth of 19,000 jobs, the largest single month gain in over 17 years.
By growing our corporate tax base, we can increase state and local revenues and reduce the burden on residential rate payers. Our district is uniquely situated, from both a location and infrastructure point of view to employ thousands of Massachusetts residents and attract new companies and residents to our state. By attracting new business and encouraging existing companies to expand here, we will increase overall tax revenues and those additional funds can be used to support vital state programs.