WASHINGTON – For two days in a row, Rep. Elizabeth Esty has split with the White House and the rest of the Connecticut delegation on two bills that would make a series of tax breaks permanent.
Esty’s vote helps GOP thwart White House veto threat
WASHINGTON — Bucking her party and the White House, Rep. Elizabeth Esty on Thursday helped House Republicans approve by a veto-proof margin a bill opposed by the Obama administration.
Deadline looms for Congress to extend popular tax breaks
WASHINGTON – Unless Congress acts soon, Connecticut commuters, students, homeowners and businesses will lose a number of valuable tax credits and deductions. These credits and deductions, known as “extenders,” aren’t a permanent part of the tax code and must be renewed by Congress from time to time.
Connecticut NASCAR tracks at risk of losing tax break
WASHINGTON – When you think of NASCAR, Connecticut does not immediately come to mind. But the state has three small NASCAR racetracks that benefit from a tax provision that disappeared – with about 50 others – because Congress did not extend them last year.