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A relatively pleasant surprise: Deval vows veto of sales tax hike without real reform

Governor Deval Patrick today announced today that he would veto any sales tax increase until the legislature addresses real budget reform.  “Without final and satisfactory action on the several reform proposals before you I cannot support a sales tax increase and will veto it if it reaches my desk,” wrote Patrick in a letter to the legislature. While Patrick wants…

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