Bob Stefanowski said he won’t wait for the legislature to suspend what he calls “nuisance taxes” and will instead cancel them himself.
Progressive Democratic state legislators want a broader debate on tax fairness than Gov. Ned Lamont and Republicans may support.
Municipalities are reluctant to ease penalties on delinquent property taxpayers now that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic has passed.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration expects to spend about $630 million less than legislators authorized.
Projected state revenues skyrocketed by $1.7 billion Friday, positioning officials to balance the next state budget without tax hikes.
A progressive coalition upped the pressure Monday on state officials to tax Connecticut’s wealthy to preserve vital services.
Once among the nation’s highest, Connecticut’s gas taxes now rank below average among all states.
Analysts say surging tax revenues will soften a big deficit this year and dramatically shrink shortfalls over the next biennium.
The Sanders bill would create a single, government-run health plan to provide coverage to all Americans, much like traditional Medicare provides coverage to those 65 and older.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget director, Melissa McCaw ran the gantlet Wednesday as she discussed tolls and taxes with the legislature’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee.
A new analysis from the Pew Charitable Trusts shows Connecticut’s tax receipts have rebounded faster than those in most other states since the last recession.
Democrat Jahana Hayes doubled down on the importance of education, while her Republican rival Manny Santos burnished his conservative credentials at a debate before an audience of college students Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON– For years, Rep. John Larson has been traveling the country to promote a plan to stabilize Social Security and boost benefits for the poorest Americans. While the plan has failed to move forward, Larson says he now has a powerful new ally — Donald Trump.
Television economic commentator Larry Kudlow, who lives in Redding, said he had just finished playing tennis Sunday when he received a phone call from President Donald Trump, the first of a number of 30- or 40-minute calls that led to Kudlow’s appointment as Trump’s chief economics adviser.
WASHINGTON — While President Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp,” the lobbying business is thriving, with Connecticut-based companies, non-profits, cities and universities spending a total of about $50 million to influence Congress and the new administration last year.