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Greater Boston; Sales Tax / Kevin McCrea / Center Stage

05/20/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Sales Tax / Kevin McCrea / Center Stage
Program Number

5/19/2009, 5/20/2009

Series Description

HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997

Program Description

Sales Tax Yesterday, the Massachusetts Senate approved a 25 % sales tax hike, raising the state’s sales tax from 5 % to 6.25 %. Senate leaders approved the tax hike by 29-10 saying it would generate $633 million in tax revenue. Guests: Geoffrey Beckwith, Executive Director, Mass. Municipal Association; Rep. Colleen Garry, (D) Dracut; Christine Elder, Principal, Blanchards Wine and Spirits

Kevin McCrea South End businessman Kevin McCrea is challenging Tom Menino in Boston’s mayoral race. But with a 73 percent approval rating, Menino will be a difficult candidate for McCrea, or any of the other challengers, to unseat. Guests: Kevin McCrea, Candidate for Mayor of Boston

Center Stage Jared Bowen and Terry Byrne discuss three new shows—Grey Gardens, Jerry Springer: The Opera and Romance. Guests: Jared Bowen, Greater Boston; Terry Byrne, Theater Critic

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Sales Tax / Kevin McCrea / Center Stage,” 05/20/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_00043DB57174459DB78C0C8FA007D32A.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Sales Tax / Kevin McCrea / Center Stage.” 05/20/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_00043DB57174459DB78C0C8FA007D32A>.
APA: Greater Boston; Sales Tax / Kevin McCrea / Center Stage. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_00043DB57174459DB78C0C8FA007D32A
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