House Lawmakers Vote To Repeal ‘Tech Tax’

September 25, 2013 9:17 PM
House Lawmakers Vote To Repeal ‘Tech Tax’
" BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts House has approved a repeal of an unpopular new technology tax.

The House backed the repeal by a 156-1 vote when it met in a formal session Wednesday.

Gov. Deval Patrick has said he’s open to repealing the tax, which state officials had estimated would generate $161 million in the fiscal year that began July 1. Patrick said Wednesday that he’s waiting to see what House and Senate leaders do to close the hole in the budget "

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