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September 19, 2018

Nappier Says Drafting Error Will Constrain Bonding Capacity; Malloy Administration Calls Attorney

by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2018 3:52pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency

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HARTFORD, CT — State Treasurer Denise Nappier informed legislative leaders Wednesday that they inadvertently reduced the state’s bonding capacity by failing to include certain exemptions in the budget adjustment it passed in the final hours of the legislative session.

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Malloy Seeks to Clarify ‘Pesky Facts’ In Era of False Claims

by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Media Matters | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT — With the spotlight on the gubernatorial contest, outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sought to correct the record regarding a few things that have been said recently during the debates.

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September 18, 2018

Municipal Lobby Pushes For Mandate Relief

by Christine Stuart | Sep 18, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Town News | State Budget | Taxes

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HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s largest municipal lobby is hosting the last gubernatorial debate in October, but they don’t want to be left out of the conversation in the lead-up to the November election.

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September 14, 2018

Keeping Score

by Peter Urban | Sep 14, 2018 1:30pm
Posted to: US Foreign Policy | Congress | DC News Junkie | Education | Environment | Federal Budget | Taxes | Veterans Affairs | White House

How Connecticut’s congressional delegates voted on key legislation for the week ending Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

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September 13, 2018

OP-ED | In Search Of The Perfect Tax - And A Realistic Strategy

by Terry Cowgill | Sep 13, 2018 4:21pm
Posted to: Analysis | Opinion | State Budget | Pensions | Taxes

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No matter who wins the governor’s race, the elusive search for revenue to close a projected $4.6 billion two-year deficit will commence the next day, or as soon as the victor recovers from his hangover.

Pay no attention to the Stefanowski behind the curtain. Yes, that must have been where Bob Stefanowski was hiding during the first gubernatorial debate last Wednesday. Maybe he had a good reason.

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September 6, 2018

Lamont, Stefanowski Continue Tax Debate In Editorials

by Christine Stuart | Sep 6, 2018 3:45pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Taxes

Last month, Sacred Heart University asked voters: “What is the most important issue to you in deciding your vote for governor in November?”

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September 5, 2018

First Debate Focuses On Tax Policy and The Economy

by Christine Stuart | Sep 5, 2018 9:39pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | State Budget | Taxes

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WEST HARTFORD, CT— It’s the first major gubernatorial debate of the season after a bruising five-way Republican primary, but Republican Bob Stefanowski wasn’t quite ready to fit Democratic nominee Ned Lamont and petitioning candidate Oz Griebel into his campaign schedule.

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August 30, 2018

Lamont, Tong Team Up On Federal Tax Relief

by Christine Stuart | Aug 30, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Taxes | White House

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EAST HARTFORD, CT — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont was on the campaign trail again Wednesday calling out Republican President Donald Trump for limiting the state and local tax deduction to $10,000.

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August 28, 2018

Lamont Turns Discussion to Trade and Trump

by Jack Kramer | Aug 28, 2018 2:17pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Election 2018 | Taxes | White House

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CLINTON, CT—Democratic candidate for governor Ned Lamont visited what he called the “fizz capital of Connecticut” Tuesday to try and dramatize what he said was the negative impact the Trump administration’s tariffs have had on business in Connecticut.

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August 27, 2018

Speaking for State Dems, Bloomfield Pols Say Elimination of Income Tax Will Put Towns In Deficit

by Christine Stuart | Aug 27, 2018 12:31pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Equality | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Bloomfield

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HARTFORD, CT — Local elected officials from Bloomfield came to the state Capitol Monday to criticize Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski’s proposal to eliminate the income tax over eight years.

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