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Taxpayers greet tax proposals with mixed enthusiasm

Consider Ryan Cohlhepp unconvinced of the need for new taxes. The 36-year-old Westborough resident, who works in biotech in Cambridge, does not expect much improvement to come of the $1.9 billion new tax package the governor proposed this week, nor does he think it would be ­money well spent.

“To me, it’s not clear yet how much of it’s actually going to be incremental improvement, versus just digging out of the hole that we’ve already been sitting in,” he said.

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