by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2018 3:52pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency
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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by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Media Matters | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency | Transportation
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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by Christine Stuart | Sep 18, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Town News | State Budget | Taxes
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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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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by Terry Cowgill | Sep 13, 2018 4:21pm
Posted to: Analysis | Opinion | State Budget | Pensions | Taxes
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.
Continue reading "OP-ED | In Search Of The Perfect Tax - And A Realistic Strategy" »
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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by Christine Stuart | Sep 5, 2018 9:39pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | State Budget | Taxes
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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by Christine Stuart | Aug 30, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Taxes | White House
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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by Jack Kramer | Aug 28, 2018 2:17pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Election 2018 | Taxes | White House
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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by Christine Stuart | Aug 27, 2018 12:31pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Equality | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Bloomfield
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.
Continue reading "Speaking for State Dems, Bloomfield Pols Say Elimination of Income Tax Will Put Towns In Deficit" »