Income Tax Hike

Governor Patrick delivers his State of the Commonwealth address, Jan. 16, 2013. (Photo: Eric Haynes/Governor’s Office)

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.


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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.