Five questions most likely to appear on Massachusetts 2010 ballot
BOSTON, Massachusetts: Ballot measure leaders had until November 18, 2009 to turn in at least 66,593 signatures from registered voters to local city and town clerks in the state in order for their proposals to be placed on the 2010 ballot. Of the many proposed ballot measures slated for the upcoming year, only five were solidified by Secretary of State William Galvin.
The five questions to appear on the statewide ballot in 2010 are as follows:
|VR||No Sales Tax for Alcohol Initiative||Taxes||Sales tax eliminated for alcohol sales in the state|
|IndISS||Sales Tax Relief Act||Taxes||Roll 6.25% sales tax back to 5%, 4%, 3% or 2.5%|
|IndISS||Expand Charter School Options||Education||Remove limits on number of charter schools, their funding, and enrollment.|
|IndISS||Limit Carbon Dioxide Emissions||Environment||Biomass renewable energy sources to emit at most 250 pounds of CO2|
|IndISS||Excessive Carbon Dioxide Projects Initiative||Environment||Disqualify energy sources that emit at most 250 pounds of CO2|