What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1210594930Talk about something that would change the landscape of Beacon Hill: Anti-tax activists hope to put a question on this fall’s ballot that could end the state income tax. The vote on the initiative was surprisingly close when it appeared on the ballot in 2002, so state officials are preparing to fight the proposal. [Globe]

Republicans may be important! The minority party may form a key voting bloc if House Speaker Sal DiMasi is ousted. [Herald]

Speaking of power grabs: Not even a week after Newton Mayor David Cohen announced he was resigning, several possible candidates have expressed an interest in the office. [Globe]

Welcome, tourists: The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau says tourism in Boston will grow this summer despite the poor economy. The organization is focusing on attracting New Englanders who are wary of the cost of traveling far and visitors from foreign countries with stronger currency. [Herald]