Friday, February 27, 2009

Republican Lawmakers on the Attack, Democrats Forced to Defend Tax Hikes

Republican lawmakers went on the attack yesterday, blasting the tax and spend mentality on Beacon Hill. House and Senate Republicans, disappointed in recent tax increases and in the proposed gas tax and toll hikes, said Governor Patrick and the Democratic-controlled legislature must first explore all reform options.

More than a dozen GOP lawmakers gathered outside the House Chamber for a press conference yesterday, forcing Democrats to defend their continuous efforts to institute new taxes and increase current ones. Below you will find the links to various articles discussing yesterday's press event.

Metro West Daily News

Somerville Journal

Tri Town Transcript