By Bob Katzen
Last week, several bills affecting auto insurance rates, surcharges and premiums were sent to a study committee where bills are rarely actually studied and are essentially defeated. It is a way to kill a proposal without holding a vote on the bill itself. Here are some of the bills that were sent off to a study committee.
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By Bob Katzen
Governor Charlie Baker filed a $1.6 billion supplemental budget to close out the books on fiscal year 2022. A key section sets aside $2.9 billion of the state’s projected surplus to be returned to taxpayers based on the recent “discovery” of 62F, a 1986 law approved by the voters. That law requires that tax revenue above a certain amount collected by the state go back to the taxpayers. It is estimated that the 1986 law would return $2.9 billion in fiscal year 2022 revenue to Massachusetts taxpayers. Continue reading 2.9 BILLION IN TAX RELIEF PENDING (H 5260) →
Kellie (Vye) Kelley of Medford, formally of Somerville passed away on August 30th2022. Kellie is the beloved wife of Patrick Kelley of Medford, mother of Scott Carty of Boston, Eric Avery of Woburn, beloved grandmother of 3. Daughter of the late John (Chickie) Vye and Anne (Maxwell) Vye of Arlington. Continue reading Somerville/Medford Remembering Kellie (Vye) Kelley →
Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,
I thought you might be interested in this. I went to early voting on Monday. When I got there I was told that I was on the inactive voting list( as my husband and son were also). Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Voting Issues →