The Suffolk Journal

A progressive response to the Governor’s tax proposal

Megan Dutra

January 23, 2013

Last Wednesday, Jan. 15, Governor Deval Patrick delivered his seventh state address with an ambitious proposal to raise income tax rates by 1 percent and reduce the sales tax rate by 2 percent in order to compete with surrounding states. This would raise the income tax from the current 5.25 percent to...

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