UPDATED: Senate bid to reconsider tax bill falls short after senators flip votes


(Updated to correct vote count)

The Senate took another stab at passing a tax bill late Thursday afternoon, but failed after a key senator flipped her vote that was undercut when a colleague changed his vote.

Republican state Sen. Carolyn McGinn of Sedgwick suddenly announced that she changed her mind and would support a bill that would have moved the state to a single tax rate coupled with cuts in property taxes and an increase in the standard deduction.

It had been widely speculated throughout the day Thursday that . . .


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