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Patrick calls for timeout on gas-tax rise

Murray agrees, opposes toll increase

Governor Deval Patrick called an increase in Massachusetts Turnpike tolls unavoidable. Governor Deval Patrick called an increase in Massachusetts Turnpike tolls unavoidable. (BILL GREENE/GLOBE STAFF)
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / November 21, 2008

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Governor Deval Patrick and Senate President Therese Murray rejected House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi's call for a speedy debate on a gas-tax increase, saying yesterday that such a volatile issue requires months of study and should only be included in a broader transportation reform plan. (Full article: 971 words)

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