Author Archives: Senator Tisei

Senator Tisei Talks Taxes

(edited to embed video. – promoted by DD4RP) Now that the state has raised the sales, meals and hotel taxes, created new alcohol and satellite dish taxes, and increased just about every fee imaginable, what’s left?  Hold onto your wallets, because there’s already some rumblings on Beacon Hill to increase the income tax, a move which would spell disaster for…

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Senator Tisei on Governor’s 9C cuts

( – promoted by DD4RP) The day of reckoning has arrived, after several years of mismanagement and overspending by the current Administration, combined with months of declining revenues. What jumps out at me about Governor Patrick’s proposal is that he is resorting to budget cuts that will harm the state’s most vulnerable residents, but he is still not doing anything…

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Senator Tisei on Governor Patrick’s economic summit

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Today’s so-called “economic summit” was really nothing more than another stop on Governor Patrick’s re-election campaign. It’s unfortunate that the Governor only invited his political supporters to participate. If he had invited a wider cross-section of Massachusetts business owners, he would no doubt have heard about how the recent increase in the sales tax…

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Tisei Talks Budget Cuts

( – promoted by DD4RP) Many economists say the recession is over, but a look at the state’s free-falling tax revenues shows that Massachusetts still has a long way to go before we can turn the economy around.  Be sure to check out my recent op-ed on the state budget shortfall and what it could mean for local aid to…

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