Tag Archives: Baker

BHI delivers testimony critical of proposed constitutional amendment calling for a millionaire’s tax

Testimony to the Revenue Committee on Proposed Constitutional Amendment 15-17
David G. Tuerck
Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University January 19, 2016
Room B-2, Massachusetts State House Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the proposed constitutional amendment to create a graduated income tax for Massachusetts. The Beacon Hill Institute has a long history of providing analysis of…

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Music to our ears: Baker freezes $1B MCCA expansion with board shakeup, reports BBJ

Change is in the air. Baker’s leadership on this issue is absolutely refreshing. Gov. Charlie Baker has indefinitely frozen state plans to finance a $1 billion expansion of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, opting instead to allow the newly reconstituted Massachusetts Convention Center Authority board to decide whether the 1.3 million-square-foot construction project should move forward. The announcement was…

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Baker AGAIN forsakes party

(He should have picked a Republican for an elective position.  This was a significant misstep by the Governor.   – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Yet again Charlie Baker has forsaken building the Republican Party by appointing a Democrat as Bristol County District Attorney.  This was the perfect opportunity to build the party by installing a Republican in an…

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Governor Baker gets working; Calls for hiring freeze; dampens enthusiasm for 2024 Olympics

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Governor Charlie Baker is riding the news cycle. As the news that Boston is the designed U.S. host in the international sweepstakes for the 2024 Olympics, the new Governor expressed some doubts.
Gov. Charlie Baker hedged on throwing his full support behind Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid, telling reporters today “there’s a lot…

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