There are threeÂ questions on the Massachusetts 2010 Election ballot.Â Â They are:
Question 1: Repeal the sales tax on alcoholic beverages
Question 2: Repeal chapter 40b
Question 3: Cut the sales tax from 6.25% to 3%
If any of these questions passed the legislature would be required to pass these questions into law. For each question we list the exact text of the ballot initiative, an issue summary, and the arguments of those for and against the question, as well as the issue groups supporting or opposing each question.
Like most ballot initiatives, the sides for and against will try to make their organizations look like grass roots popular movements. But they are often funded by powerful industry lobbies that have an interest in the outcome. We will detail those connections as well.