Comments for: Lawmakers propose increases to sales and lodging taxes as part of budget deal

Posted June 07, 2013, at 5:39 a.m.
Last modified June 07, 2013, at 5:40 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Lawmakers propose to temporarily increase the sales tax by a half a percent and the meals and lodging tax by 1 percent in order to balance the state budget for the next two years and blunt some of the cuts proposed by Gov. Paul LePage. The tax …

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