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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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5 Things: O’Connor-Ives Votes Don’t Mesh With Her Spin, Baker Rising, and more…

Kathleen O’Connor Ives’ Votes Don’t Mesh With Her Spin State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives (D-Merrimack Valley) has been telling people in her district that she fought against higher taxes throughout the process, except for the final vote to override the governor’s veto. Here’s what she told the Valley Patriot readers this month. Over the course of the budget process, the…

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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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MFYR Supports Tax Repeal Ballot Initiatives

Supports Efforts to Repeal Perpetual Gas Tax Increase & Tech Tax Massachusetts Federation of Young Republicans MFYR) have announced their support for recently announced ballot initiatives to repeal the inflation anchoring of the gas tax and the ambiguous computer services tech tax. The Democratically controlled Massachusetts legislature passed sweeping tax increases earlier this spring by votes of 97-55 in the…

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