April 28, 2017
by Susan Bigelow | April 28, 2017 10:00am
April 25, 2017
by Jack Kramer | April 25, 2017 2:16pm
HARTFORD, CT — The state’s largest organization of local leaders came out in support of a plan Wednesday to raise the state’s sales tax rate from 6.35 percent to 6.99 percent as long as the increased hundreds of millions generated would be sent back to the municipalities.
April 21, 2017
by Terry Cowgill | April 21, 2017 5:30am
In an effort to fill a projected yawning gap in the upcoming biennial budget, lawmakers in Hartford continue to consider a wide variety of revenue enhancement options. In my last column, we explored the proposed plastic-bag tax.
April 17, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2017 2:54pm
HARTFORD, CT — The Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee jumped into the debate Monday over a third commercial casino with a public hearing on its own bill that would open bidding for Connecticut’s first casino off tribal land.
April 11, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 11, 2017 11:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reminded lawmakers Monday that at least one Wall Street credit rating agency captured the “sobering and credible view” of the budget challenges Connecticut faces.
April 2, 2017
by Joe DeLong | April 2, 2017 10:00pm
On Jan. 25, during a press conference CCM commissioned to release its report, “This Is Different - Securing the Future Service Sharing and Revenue Diversification for Connecticut Municipalities,” a reporter asked Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin if the General Assembly adopted the recommendations in the report in their entirety, would the city of Hartford be solvent? The Mayor’s answer: “This would put our city in a position to be stable and I think to become vibrant.”
March 31, 2017
by Barth Keck | March 31, 2017 5:30am
March 16, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2017 11:30am
HARTFORD, CT — A new nonprofit organization is trying in a bipartisan manner with “out of the box voices” to convey the urgency of coming up with a formula for how the state funds education.
March 14, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 14, 2017 2:54pm
March 9, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 9, 2017 1:07pm
HARTFORD, CT — A group of local elected officials said Thursday that it is illegal for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to shift about a third of the state’s contributions to the Teacher’s Retirement System to cities and towns.