Tag Archives: Hi-Tech Industry

Five Things: Tech Tax Roundtables, Tim Murray’s $10K personal fine, Nate Little Resigns and more

Tech Tax Roundtables The Massachusetts Republican Caucuses have held their series of Tech Tax Roundtables and have been getting very good press coverage.  Here’s a roundup. Mike Ryan, who declined to name the company for which he works, said software and technology companies could relocate because the tax is hurting their businesses. Start-up companies may look elsewhere, he said. “If…

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Five Things: Knapik’s New Boss in Hot Water, Fresolo 2014, First Tech Firm To Leave and more…

Former Sen. Mike Knapik’s New Boss Under Microsope Former State Senator Mike Knapik’s new boss is in hot water over lavish spending.  Now the Patrick administration is calling on the Westfield State Administration to release spending details. At the direction of Gov. Deval L. Patrick, the state’s top education official Friday expressed concern about travel by Westfield State University President…

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Five Things: Dan Wolf ACORN Organizer that Shut Down a McDonalds, Gregoire Lies to Chamber & more.

Dan Wolf’s ACORN Organizing Past The Daily Caller obtained video showing, State Senator Dan Wolr – who is set to resign on August 29 – talking to a crowd at the Tatnuck Bookstore on Tuesday August 20, 2013.  He regales the gathering with stories of his ACORN organizing past.  Including how he shut down a private small business – a…

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Five Things: Spilka Not Fooling Many, Lyons on Sad Remy Case, Welfare $ > than job and more…

Karen Spilka’s sudden conversion is being taken with grain of salt The business community and media are taking Karen Spilka’s sudden conversion against the tech tax with a grain of salt. You may remember, Red Mass Group reported that Spilka voted six times for the software tax. First up is a story by the new managing editor at the Boston…

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Five Things: Saturday Software Tax Edition

For today’s weekend edition of the Five Things you should know, we’re going to take a look at five articles and websites by businesses affected by the new software services tax law.   Why We’re So Frustrated by the Massachusetts Software Tax Jason Mark, a Northampton based software developer, explains why this law is so bad in an article at…

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Five Things: Hughes Keeps Pressure up, Gas Tax Repeal Effort, Software Tax Repeal Effort and more

Kirsten Hughes Keeps Up Pressure on Dem Flip Floppers In yesterday’s Lowell Sun Kirsten Hughes kept up the pressure on Democratic tax flip floppers. In the middle of a summer heat wave, in an off-election year, when a royal baby and courthouse dramas captured the public’s attention, the Democrats at the Statehouse enacted massive tax increases worth at least…

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