Tim Geithner and Arne Duncan have praised the American Opportunity Tax Credit, which gives low-income students and their families the chance to receive tax breaks in college.
Deval Patrick beat out opponents Charlie Baker and Tim Cahill in a highly contentious race.
Republicans gained control of the House yesterday, but not in Massachusetts where Democrats won all 10 Congressional races.
Massachusetts voters decided Tuesday to eliminate the sales tax on alcohol, while keeping the Commonwealth’s sales tax at 6.25 percent and voting not to eliminate a law which allows developers to obtain one permit to build low and mixed-income housing.
Election night 2010: Full coverage, analysis and live results!
On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters will decide the state's next governor, voting between incumbent Deval Patrick, Republican Charlie Baker, Independent Tim Cahill and Green-Rainbow candidate Jill Stein.
The Congressional race in Massachusetts’ District 7 pits political newcomer Dr. Gerry Dembrowski against solidly entrenched, 34-year incumbent Ed Markey for a seat in the House of Representatives. However, what Markey possesses in experience, Dembrowski matches with confidence.
Richard Neal is facing competition for the first time in a decade as Hopedale Repulican Tom Wesley will challenge him in the 2nd District.
Massachusetts ballot Question 3 would scale back the sales tax in the Bay State from 6.25 to 3 percent. However, it would also cut the state’s total tax revenue by about 10 percent.
Video of the Governor’s visit to UMass Amherst a few days prior to the election.
Governor Deval Patrick spoke to a crowd during his visit to UMass Thursday, the latest in a string of speeches pertaining to his tight bid for reelection