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Speaker pushing sales tax of 6.25%

Cites $900m yield for state

By Matt Viser and John C. Drake
Globe Staff / April 27, 2009

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House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo today plans to push a 1.25 percent sales tax increase, which would bring the state's 5 percent sales tax to 6.25 percent, and bring in an estimated $900 million in new revenue. (Full article: 915 words)

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