“Governor Lamont’s commitment to opposing broad-based tax increases is welcome news for Connecticut families and businesses and he deserves praise for laying down this marker.” “However, the state budget proposal unveiled earlier today includes several items that weaken
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“The latest batch of tax increases proposed in Hartford represents the triumph of hope over experience. Too many Connecticut lawmakers seem ready to repeat the mistakes of the past decade, while somehow expecting a different outcome. These proposals would hit families and businesses with higher property taxes,
Woodbridge residents William Wang, an undergraduate student majoring in biomedical computation, and his father Frank Wang have designed a face shield for medical workers and organized volunteers from the local Chinese American community to create.
Your taxes keep rising—so why is Connecticut broke? (see pdf for complete list) Connecticut residents pay the highest taxes in the entire country, second only to New York. Next year, lawmakers must close a multi-billion-dollar
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Gov. Lamont’s new executive order — imposing stiff fines on struggling state residents for non-compliance with his onerous restrictions on social gatherings — is tantamount to punishing Connecticut’s people for success. It’s unfortunate that, rather