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Five Things: Worcester Urban Renewal Eminent Domain, Claros Fund., Boldyga milks goat and more….

Worcester <3s Kelo Decision Worcester, Massachusetts is planning on doing their best Connecticut city impersonation, and planning on using eminent domain to seize buildings from property owners they feel aren’t utilizing their property correctly.  The Telegram has the story. Now they are threatening to wrest ownership of the small, indoor shopping center at 22 Front St., across from City Hall,…

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Heroux Responds Yet Again

Representative Paul Heroux (D-Attleboro) who voted to override the Governor’s veto thusly voting to raise taxes, responds again to Red Mass Group. What a joke this statement is… “Does it really matter how one votes on every section of a law, if the main part of the law is a tax hike, and you vote for final passage Representative Heroux?”…

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Scrap Tech Tax: Open Letter to state Sen. Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) by Dean Cavaretta

12 August 2013

An Open Letter to Sen. Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton): http://deancavaretta.blogspot…. Sen. Eldridge, I was very discouraged to learn recently your support of one of the biggest, boondoggle pieces of legislation in the history of the Massachusetts General Court. The so-called new MA ‘Tech Tax’ or more officially known as the state sales tax on computer system design services.…

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Five Things: Saturday Software Tax Edition

For today’s weekend edition of the Five Things you should know, we’re going to take a look at five articles and websites by businesses affected by the new software services tax law.   Why We’re So Frustrated by the Massachusetts Software Tax Jason Mark, a Northampton based software developer, explains why this law is so bad in an article at…

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Heroux keeps up conversation

State Representative Paul Heroux keeps up the conversation with Red Mass Group.  In response to his comments, shared with RMG readers yesterday. I responded that I did in fact let people know of the vote of 55 legislators against this bill in April. Heroux responded with the following email to Red Mass Group. Are you kidding?! Providing a link to…

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Eagle Trib: Lawmakers Flopped on Tax Hike

The dozen Democratic lawmakers who flip flopped on the transportation funding tax hike aren’t fooling the Eagle Tribune into thinking they didn’t flip and flop.  The editorial board tore into the two legislators in their corner of the Merrimack Valley that flipped and flopped.  Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) and Senator Kathy Ives. State Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives, D-Newburyport, and state Rep.…

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