"Will Massachusetts slash its sales tax? Should employers offer paid family leave? What about a $15 minimum wage?
Those are among the 21 potential ballot questions Massachusetts voters could decide next year. Attorney General Maura Healey certified 21 initiative petitions on Sept. 6, one of the first steps toward securing a spot on the ballot. Some petitioners filed multiple versions of proposals on the same topic.
Petitioners now must gather the signatures of at least 64,750 registered voters to clear the next hurdle. In 2016, just four petitions out of nearly three-dozen met all the requirements and deadlines to make it onto the ballot."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
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