Next Score View the next score

    Patrick to offer ‘new revenue proposals’

    Increase in taxes, fees not ruled out

    Citing huge growth in the cost of state health and social programs, Governor Deval Patrick’s top budget official said yesterday that he will offer “modest and limited new revenue proposals’’ for next year’s budget.

    Jay Gonzalez, secretary of administration and finance, would not specify whether that would entail new taxes, fees, or other revenue generators. He said they would be a small part of the state’s approach to fixing a budget hole, but he would not rule out higher taxes.

    Your comment is subject to the rules of our Posting Policy

    This comment may appear on your public profile. Public Profile FAQ