Tag Archives: tax cuts

Beaty Asks Governor Patrick, Murray & Others, To Sign ‘Taxpayer Protection Pledge’

For social justice reasons, and simply as one of the tens of thousands of registered voters and citizens of this Commonwealth, I am writing to openly, respectfully and impartially call upon Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, State Senator Dan Wolf, as well as all federal, state, county & municipal public office incumbents and…

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Bipartisanship in the Senate

    About a month ago, Senator Jamie Eldridge’s office filed legislation on my behalf. The draft bills, currently Senate Dockets 1921 and 1922, deal with improving the business climate in the state beyond the Clawback bill, and reforming state government while reducing spending. Granted, they’re both large-scale undertakings, but I feel it is necessary to get them on the…

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Republican U.S. Senators Block Tax Cuts (Don’t They Know It’s Our Money?)

The Republican caucus of the U.S. Senate held firm in blocking middle class tax cuts today: Two Senate procedural votes on Democratic measures to extend George W. Bush-era tax cuts for people who are not super wealthy failed on Saturday, preventing the measures from moving forward. The votes sought to extend the Bush tax cuts for families making under $250,000…

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Charlie Baker: 100% Genuine on Tax Cuts.

Charlie Baker is campaigning on reducing both the income tax and sales tax back to 5% from their current levels.  The left wing establishment on Beacon Hill has recently come back calling his positions “disingenuous” because he may not be successful in implementing the changes we as citizens have demanded.  No one disputes that Charlie Baker wants to cut our…

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Are there tax cuts in the stimulus bill?

Cross-posted on Indy Mind Seems like a simple question, yet the answer differs depending on the source. Firstly, we must at least agree on a definition of tax cuts before we answer the question of what is contained within Spendulus. A tax cut by definition is a payroll reduction where a taxpayer pays less per a certain bracket. It can…

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