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Poll: 40% support state bailout for MBTA

Posted on April 3, 2012

BOSTON — A Boston Globe poll found that 40% of Massachusetts voters were in favor of a state bailout of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA).

The statewide results, which showed 34% of respondents opposed using state dollars to plug MBTA’s budget gap and 26% were undecided or did not know, came as a surprise to analysts, who expected wider opposition to state intervention. For the full story, click here.

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