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Higher meal, hotel taxes in works

Menino says city needs revenue

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By Milton J. Valencia
Globe Staff / July 22, 2009

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A longtime proponent of what is known as the local option tax, Mayor Thomas M. Menino is invoking a new authority to further tax hotels and restaurants, saying the city needs to find fresh sources of revenue during what has become the worst financial time in recent memory. (Full article: 805 words)

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