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Massachusetts in top eleven states for state tax burden per capita, spending per capita

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation Massachusetts ranked 9th in state tax burden per capita in calendar year 2008 and 11th in state spending per capita in FY 2007.   Massachusetts per capita state tax burden was $3,360 for every man woman and child, a monthly rate of $280.  This rate takes into account all state taxes including sales, meals,…

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MA Unemployment hits 9.1%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released it’s state-by-state economic data for the month of August on Friday.  Massachusetts unemployment rose from 8.8% in July to 9.1% in August.  In the past month Massachusetts has shed an additional 10,494 net jobs.  While we are in a national and international economic recession, under one party Democratic rule Massachusetts continues to do one…

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Obama asks NY Gov. Paterson to quit race – Will he ask Gov. Deval Patrick to quit next?

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09… and the Associated Press are reporting that aides to President Barack Obama, with Obama’s consent, have asked New York Governor David Paterson to quit his already announced campaign for a full term as Governor of New York.  According to the reports, they did so because of Paterson’s bad poll…

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Deval’s unemployment still on the rise.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released it’s state-by-state economic data for the month of July today.  Massachusetts unemployment rose from 8.6% in June to 8.8% in July.  While Massachusetts experiencesd a 0.2% increase, unemployment actually declined by 0.1% Nationally.  While we are in a national and international economic recession, under one party Democratic rule Massachusetts continues to do one of…

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