Compromise Bill Emerges On Family Leave, Sales Tax, $15 Minimum WageA compromise has emerged at the Statehouse that could keep three potential questions off the Massachusetts ballot in November.
SJC Rejects Massachusetts 'Millionaire Tax' Ballot QuestionMassachusetts' highest court has struck down a proposed "millionaire tax" ballot question, blocking it from going before state voters in November.
On Beacon Hill, Tense Wait For SJC 'Millionaire Tax' RulingAll eyes are on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court as it determines the fate of a proposed constitutional amendment that would impose a 4 percent surtax on any portion of an individual's annual income that exceeds $1 million.
Higher Court To Hear Challenge To 'Millionaire Tax' Ballot QuestionOpponents of a so-called "millionaire tax" are banking on the state's highest court to stop the issue from going before Massachusetts voters in November.
Business Groups Sue To Stop Massachusetts 'Millionaire Tax'Several business groups asked the state's highest court Tuesday to block a proposed surtax on the state's highest earners from going before Massachusetts voters next year.
Offsetting Votes? Ballot Proposals Both Raise, Lower TaxesThe menu of more than two dozen proposed questions for the 2018 Massachusetts ballot offers something for pretty much every ideological and political taste, including those who want to raise taxes, cut taxes or perhaps do both at the same time.
Keller @ Large: Gov. Charlie Baker Weighs In On Tax Issues"The people of Massachusetts live within their means," Gov. Baker said. "State Government should, too."
'Millionaire Tax' Amendment Will Be On 2018 BallotOn Wednesday, House and Senate lawmakers voted 134-55 to send the proposal to Massachusetts voters next year.
Keller @ Large: Eileen McAnneny Talks 'Millionaire Tax'Eileen McAnneny, president of the non-partisan watchdog group the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, tells Jon that her group is against a proposed new graduated income tax that some have dubbed the "millionaire tax."