massachusetts state legislature en Berkshire Lawmakers Gearing Up For 2014 <p>In 2013, Massachusetts saw a 3-cent tax hike on gas and the reinstatement of tolls on the westernmost portion of the Mass Pike. Democrat<a href="" target="_blank"> Smitty Pignatelli</a> represents the 4<sup>th</sup> Berkshire District. He says he understands the state’s need to raise revenue to fund its $500 million transportation finance package, but is hoping for some relief for his travel-dependent constituents. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 23:06:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 80751 at Berkshire Lawmakers Gearing Up For 2014