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A business-as-usual budget

May 6, 2008

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MASSACHUSETTS tax collections in April soared 17.1 percent compared with a year ago. But this news, announced yesterday, shouldn't cause the Legislature to abandon all restraint on spending. The figures largely reflect the strength of the economy last year, before the full impact of the housing loan crisis. And the extra money that flowed to the Department of Revenue is ... (Full article: 415 words)

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