DeLeo says no no taxes in budget – LG Murray’s money woes – JPKIII in Brookline

SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM: This photo just about sums it up. There won’t be any additional taxes on candy, soda and cigarettes as long as Speaker Bob DeLeo has a say in this budget. The Speaker put the kibosh on Gov. Deval Patrick’s plan to boost the taxes charged on those oh-so-enjoyable vices yesterday in an address to the House. (Republican, Globe, Daily News, Herald)

LT. SMASH: Lt. Gov. Tim Murray’s political troubles are also fast becoming hefty money woes. After paying for the wrecked cruiser and driving fines, Murray’s had to fork over $6,500 just to handle the extra communications burden resulting from the crash and his dealings with a disgraced housing official. (Herald)

ALLOWANCE: I don’t know if they would be as generous as they are to their own son, but perhaps Murray could ask the parents of Rep. Paul Adams for some cash. They seem to be rolling in it. (Eagle Trib.)

THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Hey Brookline, you have a new neighbor. It’s cool though, his grandfather and great uncle were born there about a million years ago, so just keep thinking about them and not the one currently running for office and everything should work out fine. (AP)

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