Representative Muradian Joins Governor Baker At Signing of Earned Income Tax Credit Increase Bill

BOSTON – Representative David Muradian (R-Grafton) joined Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Senate President Stan Rosenberg, and other colleagues in front of the Grand Staircase at the State House in Boston to witness the signing of a bill that will increase the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC is a refundable tax credit for low to moderate income working individuals and families-particularly those with children. The new law increases the current Massachusetts … [Read more...]

Upton gets a bump in funding: 2016 State Budget increases education and unrestricted general government aid

Representative David Muradian (R-Grafton) joined with his colleagues in approving a $38.1 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016 that holds the line on taxes, increases local aid to cities and towns and implements key transportation reforms at the MBTA. The budget passed the House of Representatives on a vote of 153-1. The final budget includes a $4.5 billion allocation for Chapter 70 education aid, which represents an increase of $111.2 million, or 2.5 percent, over the current year. … [Read more...]