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Posted inMoney, Politics

On these ‘major victories,’ Malloy celebrates alone

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy forced legislators to yield to his every key tax demand in budget negotiations last week, including setting aside a portion of the sales tax for the long-term transportation improvements that could be the governor’s legacy. Now comes the harder task: Convincing the rest of Connecticut to accept his priorities and ignore the outcry over higher taxes on business.