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July 9, 2018

Alliance: 41 Towns Deny Property Tax Exemptions for Nonprofits

by Christine Stuart | Jul 9, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Nonprofits | Taxes | Cromwell | Windham

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HARTFORD, CT — Every four years since 1965, nonprofits have been required to remind municipal tax assessors why they should be exempt from property taxes. But according to a member survey conducted by the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance, municipalities have been denying those tax exemptions on an increasing basis.

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June 25, 2018

Herbst Takes Norquist’s ‘No New Taxes’ Pledge While Ignoring Hecklers

by Jack Kramer | Jun 25, 2018 11:55am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Taxes | State Capitol

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HARTFORD, CT—Republican gubernatorial candidate and former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst became the second Republican running for governor Monday to sign a “No New Taxes” pledge at a state Capitol press conference.

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June 21, 2018

Malloy Warns Against Overriding His Vetoes

by Christine Stuart | Jun 21, 2018 12:17pm
Posted to: Education | Equality | Town News | Hartford | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol

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HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy suggested Wednesday that any urban Democratic lawmaker that wants to override his veto of a bill that makes changes to the Hartford bailout should “have their heads examined.”

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June 8, 2018

Courtney Helps Pull Plug on Air Force One Fridges

by Peter Urban | Jun 8, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Congress | Consumer Protection | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Manufacturing | Military Spending | National Security | Taxes | White House

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A $24 million contract for new refrigeration units aboard Air Force One were canceled after Congressman Joe Courtney raised questions about the no-bid award.

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June 7, 2018

Lembo Unveils DIY Revenue Calculator

by Christine Stuart | Jun 7, 2018 1:12pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | Transparency

HARTFORD, CT — Ever wonder what would happen to Connecticut’s overall budget picture if you lowered the gas tax, implemented tolls, and legalized marijuana? Or what would happen if you eliminated the personal income tax?

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June 6, 2018

Malloy Vetoes Small Manufacturing Tax Credit Bill

by Christine Stuart | Jun 6, 2018 6:34pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Taxes | State Capitol

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HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Wednesday that would allow owners or shareholders of pass-through entities like S corporations, partnerships or limited liability companies to use the manufacturing apprenticeship tax credit against their personal income tax liability.

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May 18, 2018

OP-ED | Lawmakers Salivating Over The Prospect Of Sports ‘Gaming’

by Terry Cowgill | May 18, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Civil Liberties | Courts | Gaming | Opinion | Public Health | State Budget | Taxes | Transportation | Mental Health Care

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Talking about letting the cat out of the bag. The decision on Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court, striking down a 26-year-old law that essentially banned sports betting in America, has sent shockwaves across the gambling industry.

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May 14, 2018

Bettor Late Than Never? Speaker, Gov. Say Plan for Special Session

by Christine Stuart | May 14, 2018 1:03pm
Posted to: Business | Gaming | State Budget | Taxes | Tribes

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HARTFORD, CT — Just days after the Connecticut General Assembly failed to pass legislation that would have allowed the state to legalize sports gambling, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to do just that.

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May 9, 2018

Bipartisan Budget Approved As Session Draws To A Close

by Christine Stuart and Jack Kramer | May 9, 2018 11:37pm
Posted to: Town News | State Budget | Taxes

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HARTFORD, CT — Hours after announcing they had a deal Wednesday, the Senate and House approved a bipartisan budget with about a half hour to spare before the end of the legislative session. Only eight members of the General Assembly — all in the House — voted against approval.

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Both Chambers Approve Amending State Tax Plan To Lessen Impact of Fed Changes

by Jack Kramer | May 9, 2018 10:20pm
Posted to: Federal Budget | Town News | State Budget | Taxes | White House

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HARTFORD, CT — The House and Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to amend Connecticut’s state and local tax laws to blunt the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed by Republican President Donald Trump in late 2017.

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