Greater Boston; Sales Tax Hike / Candidate Training / Chinatown Development
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- Sales Tax Hike / Candidate Training / Chinatown Development
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HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997
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Sales Tax Hike House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo will today push a 1.25 percent sales tax increase, which would bring the state's 5 percent sales tax to 6.25 percent, and bring in an estimated $900 million in new revenue. Guests: Michael Widmer, President, Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation; Jon Hurst, President, Retailers Association of Massachusetts
Candidate Training WTKK host Michael Graham hosted a candidate’s training session at Ken’s Steakhouse on Saturday morning. Guests: Michael Graham, Talk Show Host, WTKK-FM
Chinatown Development The new Hong Lok House on Essex Street is supposed to be replacing the old, run-down Hong Lok on the same street. The new Hong Lok House development will have approximately 70 apartments, but is currently stalled because it’s unable to raise funds. Guests: Paul Chan, Mass. Housing Investment Corporation; Samuel Tsoi, Reporter, Sampan News; Jamie Seagle, President, Rogerson Communities
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- APA: Greater Boston; Sales Tax Hike / Candidate Training / Chinatown Development. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_43BA562D21F14460AA4C8E4CE84910E8