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GALVIN SENDS SEVEN PETITIONS TO CLERK FOR CONSIDERATION IN 2014

GALVIN SENDS SEVEN PETITIONS TO CLERK FOR CONSIDERATION IN 2014 When the Legislature returns to formal sessions in January, lawmakers will have four months to consider seven initiative petitions certified by Secretary of State William Galvin and referred to the House clerk on Monday. Galvin forwarded to the clerk the seven petitions whose backers gathered […]

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Economic triggers have been met to force a reduction in the state income tax in 2014 from 5.25 percent to 5.2 percent.

Economic triggers have been met to force a reduction in the state income tax in 2014 from 5.25 percent to 5.2 percent. “We’ll be reduced to 5.2 percent as of Jan. 1 2014,” Administration and Finance Secretary Glen Shor told the News Service. Asked about the tax cut’s impact on the state budget, Shor said, […]

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BAKER OUTPACES GUV CANDIDATES IN OCTOBER FUNDRAISING

BAKER OUTPACES GUV CANDIDATES IN OCTOBER FUNDRAISING Charlie Baker, the only candidate in the gubernatorial race who has run for the office before, trounced the field in fundraising last month, hauling in $261,370 in October. Democratic frontrunner Attorney General Martha Coakley has not yet cracked $100,000 in monthly donations during her bid for the Corner […]

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Senate Votes for Bottle Bill Expansion, Again

Senate Votes for Bottle Bill Expansion, Again   The Senate voted to expand the bottle redemption law to cover more beverages, including water and energy drinks. Last session, the House declined to agree to a bottle bill expansion plan added by the Senate to an economic development bill. The expanded “bottle bill” has been a […]

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Baystate Health is Newest Sponsor for Annual Summit

The Mass Chamber is proud to announce Baystate Health as its newest sponsor for the Annual Business Summit.  “With the rising cost of health care, we believe it’s critical for businesses to engage health care providers in a proactive conversation about cost containment and wellness incentives,” says Mass Chamber President, Debra Boronski.  “We couldn’t be […]

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