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Greater Boston; Sales Tax Hike / Candidate Training / Chinatown Development

04/27/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Sales Tax Hike / Candidate Training / Chinatown Development
Program Number

4/27/2009, 4/28/2009

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 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

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Sales Tax Hike / Candidate Training / Chinatown Development,” 04/27/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_43BA562D21F14460AA4C8E4CE84910E8.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Sales Tax Hike / Candidate Training / Chinatown Development.” 04/27/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_43BA562D21F14460AA4C8E4CE84910E8>.
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
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