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Mass. Senate may vote today on sales tax increase to 6.25%

Republicans call hike inevitable

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By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / May 19, 2009

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Senate leaders appeared increasingly open yesterday to following their counterparts in the House and approving a hike in the state sales tax to 6.25 percent as a means of raising $900 million to stave off deep budget cuts. (Full article: 792 words)

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