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House Speaker Robert DeLeo, left, looks to Gov. Deval Patrick as he speaks during a bill signing ceremony at the State House Nov. 22, 2011.  (Josh Reynolds/AP)
House Speaker Robert DeLeo, left, looks to Gov. Deval Patrick as he speaks during a bill signing ceremony at the State House Nov. 22, 2011.  (Josh Reynolds/AP)

Gov. Deval Patrick's proposed $1.9 billion total tax increase to fund transportation and education improvements has faced fresh criticism from House Speaker Robert DeLeo.

Speaking at a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce breakfast, the Winthrop Democrat called for a much more moderate package of tax increases.

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Fred Bever, WBUR reporter

This segment aired on March 7, 2013.

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