Tax relief? The check is not in the mail
Lawmakers wrap up formal sessions without passing that promised $1 billion in tax breaks.
Sometimes the Massachusetts Legislature can’t get out of its own way.
A much touted $1 billion in tax relief — half of it slated to go into the pockets of regular working class residents immediately and half dedicated to permanent and long overdue fixes to the tax system — was abandoned as the sun rose over Beacon Hill Monday morning and lawmakers ended their marathon session.