BOSTON — Marie-Frances Rivera has been named president of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, a non-partisan public policy research organization known for its analyses of the state budget and other policies.Rivera was named interim president in October following the departure of longtime president Noah Berger, but assumed the permanent role after a unanimous vote of the MassBudget Board of Directors earlier this month.A native of New Bedford, Rivera joined MassBudget in 2014. She holds a master's degree in law and public policy from Northeastern University and a bachelor's degree in business management from Babson College.
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