CLT Update
Sunday, October 22, 2000

Speaker Finneran:
Tax Rollback benefits all; rate should be rolled back

[The Campaign for Massachusetts' Future] is opposing Question 4 with a $1.5 million ad campaign, paid for primarily by unions representing teachers and social workers.

The Telegram & Gazette
Oct. 22, 2000

Finneran may have done the most damage to Question 4's hard-core opposition when he scoffed at arguments that the estimated $200 to $470 annual savings for the average household is meaningless.

"That's a lot to any ordinary person," Finneran said. "Two hundred bucks is pretty good dough."

The Boston Herald
Oct. 22, 2000

[Links to full news reports below]

The Boston Globe
Sunday, October 22, 2000

Political Capital 
By Globe Staff, Globe Correspondent

Grossman speaks with wallet
in backing bid to blunt tax rollback

All the potential Democratic candidates for governor in 2002 publicly oppose Question 4, Cellucci's initiative petition to roll back the income tax rate from 5.85 to 5 percent. But only former national party chairman Steve Grossman has put his money where his mouth is. Grossman donated $25,000 to the Campaign for Massachusetts' Future, the committee opposing Question 4. He also donated $394 worth of "meeting refreshments," and MassEnvelopePlus, the Somerville company he runs, donated printing services worth $3,000 to the campaign.

The Telegram & Gazette
Sunday, October 22, 2000

Does Question 4 keep a pledge or foster fiscal folly?

The Boston Herald
Sunday, October 22, 2000

Cellucci-Finneran tax debate low-key

"Make a decision"

The Salem Evening News
Saturday, October 21, 2000

Considering the tax rollback

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