by Christine Stuart | Jul 9, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Nonprofits | Taxes | Cromwell | Windham
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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by Jack Kramer | Jun 25, 2018 11:55am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Taxes | State Capitol
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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by Christine Stuart | Jun 21, 2018 12:17pm
Posted to: Education | Equality | Town News | Hartford | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol
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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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
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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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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by Christine Stuart | Jun 6, 2018 6:34pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Taxes | State Capitol
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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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
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.
Continue reading "OP-ED | Lawmakers Salivating Over The Prospect Of Sports ‘Gaming’" »
by Christine Stuart | May 14, 2018 1:03pm
Posted to: Business | Gaming | State Budget | Taxes | Tribes
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.
Continue reading "Bettor Late Than Never? Speaker, Gov. Say Plan for Special Session" »
by Christine Stuart and Jack Kramer | May 9, 2018 11:37pm
Posted to: Town News | State Budget | Taxes
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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by Jack Kramer | May 9, 2018 10:20pm
Posted to: Federal Budget | Town News | State Budget | Taxes | White House
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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