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Watchdog group warns against cutting state sales tax

By Martin Finucane
Globe Staff / September 23, 2010

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Thousands of Massachusetts teachers, police officers, firefighters, and other municipal employees would be laid off, property taxes would rise, and students at the University of Massachusetts, state colleges, and community colleges would pay more if a proposal to cut the state’s sales tax passes, according to a new analysis by a respected budget watchdog group. (Full article: 360 words)

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