Connecticut has one of the highest gasoline taxes in the country, according to a new report released by the Tax Foundation, which used 2018 data gathered by the American Petroleum Institute.
Marc E. Fitch
Gov. Dannel Malloy’s executive order to force a $10 million tolling study in Connecticut will seek to satisfy federal study requirements to implement tolls on Connecticut’s highways.
An employee of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities used excessive paid administrative leave and the state’s Voluntary Schedule Reduction Program to reach exactly 10 years of state service before quitting, making him or her eligible for a state retirement medical benefits.
“Changes intended to make tax collections more stable, combined with constraints intended to promote fiscal prudence, have strayed far wide of the mark.”
Since 2011, Connecticut has bonded nearly $1.8 billion for economic development, but the effort has produced little effect on the state’s economy. During the seven year period from 2011 through 2017, Connecticut’s gross domestic product declined 1.6 percent when adjusted for inflation, according to figures from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.