DUKAKIS: CLOSING TAX "LOOPHOLES" COULD SEAL STATE BUDGET PATCHES [+AUDIO]
By Andy Metzger
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JUNE 28, 2016....Former Gov. Michael Dukakis said Tuesday he wasn't surprised by the state's souring tax revenue picture, describing the state as "patching things together" in its budget in the past couple of years.
The Brookline Democrat and Northeastern University professor suggested closing tax "loopholes" could solidify the state's revenues without damaging the business climate.
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