An income tax break for the working poor seems to have a reserved spot in the next state budget.
House Democrats tempered their income tax relief plan for households with children to ensure the program continues year after year.
While many issues killed Gov. Ned Lamont’s plan to toll passenger cars, fears about the impact it would have on the poor weighed heavily on some lawmakers.
Benjamin Barnes, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director, warned advocates for children, the poor and other disadvantage citizens to brace for lean funding when the administration releases its next budget in two weeks.
The Malloy administration tells us all is well, but Connecticut has lost its way.