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The plan focuses on investments in transportation and education while calling for an income tax increase coupled with a lower sales tax.
Government, Police & Fire
Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled legislation on Wednesday that would tighten gun control laws in Massachusetts while increasing funding for mental health services and enhance background checks. Is this sensible, or reactionary?
Tell us: do you think we need to increase taxes to strengthen education and transportation?
The governor and MEMA unveiled Ping4alerts! Friday.
Government, Public Safety
Patrick calls the bill "a good start."
After Tuesday, the House and Senate will not have an opportunity to override any veto.
The bill increases public aid while not raising taxes.
Ballot to be finalized by Attorney General's office on July 3.
The MBTA faces a budget deficit heading into the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. The fare hikes and service cuts will also start July 1.
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