The House voted along party lines to extend the governor’s powers by a month.
Blumenthal takes aim at NFL’s paid tributes to soldiers
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal has teamed with Sen. John McCain to try to end the Pentagon’s practice of paying the National Football League and other professional sports franchises to honor American troops at sporting events.
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.