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...

UMASS Law given the go-ahead

February 10, 2010

Article by: Ethan Long Plans to create the first public law school in Mass. are underway, to the chagrin of many private law schools that fought against its formation. According to the new plan, approved by the Mass. Board of Higher Education last Tuesday, Feb. 2, the University of Massachusetts...

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