Tax Revenues en Mass. Governor Renews Push for Tax Increase <p></p><p></p><p>BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is renewing his push for new revenues to pay for transportation and education initiatives, while acknowledging concerns about his plan to raise the state income tax.</p><p></p><p>The tax changes proposed by the governor, aimed at raising nearly $2 billion in the fiscal year starting July 1, have so far received a lukewarm reception from legislative leaders on Beacon Hill.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 02:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 58740 at Mass. Governor Renews Push for Tax Increase Counties Deal With Tax Issues <p>A northern New York county is struggling to keep it’s budget under the tax cap, while a neighboring county is reporting sales tax revenues that will help them stay under the cap.<br><br>Essex County officials are considering a local law to override the state mandated 2-percent tax cap.&nbsp; Town of Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava says they would have to hold two votes to actually block the cap.<br> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 50905 at Counties Deal With Tax Issues