Tag Archives: David Tuerck

Democrats Seek to Hike Sales Tax

( – promoted by DD4RP) Top state lawmakers are seriously considering a controversial and politically risky plan to boost the sales tax by one penny to 6 percent, socking it to Bay State residents already facing possible gas and booze hikes. Both House Speaker Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop) and Senate Ways and Means chairman Steve Panagiotakos (D-Lowell) are eying a sales…

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Will Deval Patrick Spike The Pike?

(Only Nixon could go to China…. – promoted by Cool Cal) What a difference a fiscal crisis makes! Governor Deval Patrick is suggesting that the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority be placed on the chopping block as one of many proposals designed to deal with the Bay State's current budget shortfall. House Speaker Sal DiMasi & State Senate President Therese Murray issued a joint…

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