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Even by Northeastern standards we pay extraordinarily high public salaries and public benefits. That’s something that needs to be examined. Yankee Institute President Carol Platt Liebau NOTE: Yankee Institute DOES NOT support raising the gasoline tax, we were pointing out that collecting toll revenue is prohibitively expensive and inefficient.

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While not a tax per se, a bill to impose a $15 fee on the purchase of a dog, cat or “other domestic animal” from a municipal shelter received a public hearing on Monday. Notably, Senate Bill 999 would also require the licensure of cats and other pets and allow ...

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How big were the tax hikes in Governor Ned Lamont’s budget proposal? If you include all of the proposed increases over the next few years, and account for a few tax breaks, the total comes to $2.4 billion per year.  How did we get to that number, and why is ...

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