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Legislators react cautiously to governor’s tax plan

Governor Deval Patrick’s proposed $1.9 billion tax increase to boost spending on transportation and education is drawing a cautious response from area legislators.

In interviews, some praised Patrick for starting a discussion about tax reform and funding needed investments. But most said they are still evaluating the proposals, and several voiced sharp opposition.

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