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Gov. Ned Lamont and his fellow Democrats are sparring once again over Connecticut’s credit card.
Former Attorney General Eric Holder told a crowd of attorneys gathered in Hartford Thursday night that democracy will survive should its people band together and fight for those most in need.
The $14 million in new federal funds will be dispersed to an estimated 1,200 centers with families who rely on Care 4 Kids certificates to pay for child care.
Unlike Connecticut's minimum wage hike, the U.S. House bill would raise wages to $15 for all workers.
Blumenthal and about a dozen fellow Senate Democrats will try to investigate the conditions of immigrant detention centers in McAllen, Tex.
Toni Boucher and her former Republican colleagues are pushing a “solution” to Connecticut’s transportation funding woes with their go to strategy of borrowing more money. Excessive borrowing used to be anathema to the Republican Party. What happened? Do Republicans, like Boucher, think they can hide the real cost of more borrowing? Connecticut taxpayers know better. They will be paying increased taxes for decades to come with the Republican’s debt plan.
A recent article in the Hartford Business Journal, published as part of the “The Cities Project,” suggests that a solution to the revenue shortfall in cities might be the use of revenue sources other than the property tax. It's not.
Get ready. The State of Connecticut's new ban on single-use plastic bags goes into effect August 1. It will place a tax of 10 cents on each single-use plastic bag.
Tolls are needed to improve our roads and bridges. Tolls will allow for generous contributions toward the upkeep of Connecticut roads by out-of-state users— that’s good for Connecticut residents today. Tolls will allow for debt reduction, less borrowing, and more “pay-as-you-go” projects — that’s good for Connecticut residents in the future.
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