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Rodney Mohammed, a Brockton health care worker and parent of two young children, testifies at the Massachusetts State House Jan. 19 in support of a proposed state constitutional amendment to add a 4 percent tax on income over $1 million. The new revenue would support education and transportation initiatives.

Rodney Mohammed, a Brockton health care worker and parent of two young children, testifies at the Massachusetts State House Jan. 19 in support of a proposed state constitutional amendment to add a 4 percent tax on income over $1 million. The new revenue would support education and transportation initiatives.

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Supporters and opponents testified at the State House last week on a proposed constitutional amendment that would impose an extra 4 percent state tax on annual income over $1 million in order to generate funds for public education and transportation projects.