Keller @ Large: Will Anyone Follow Patrick's Lead?Gov. Deval Patrick gave his next-to-last state of the state speech Wednesday night, and as state-of-the-state speeches go, this was an especially memorable one.
Group Wants To Raise Mass. Income Tax To 5.95% A coalition of unions, service groups and municipal officials is calling on Gov. Patrick and lawmakers to back a hike in the state income tax to help fend off budget cuts.