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Bulger, Locke make a deal to eliminate estate tax
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Boston Globe (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Boston, Mass.
Author: Howe, Peter J
Date: Jun 23, 1992
Start Page: 20
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Senate President William M. Bulger (D-South Boston) and Republican leader David H. Locke of Wellesley announced last evening that they are backing a proposal by Sen. William R. Keating (D-Sharon), Taxation Committee cochairman, that would begin reducing the estate tax Jan. 1 and phase it out entirely by 1997.

Keating and Bulger, at a hastily arranged news conference, took pains to emphasize they were not undercutting the staunch assertions by the Ways and Means chairwoman, Sen. Patricia McGovern (D-Lawrence), that the state's precarious fiscal condition will not allow tax reductions in the fiscal year starting July 1.

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