United Van Lines released its National Migration Study on Monday and, despite the pandemic and a hot real estate market, Connecticut was once again in the top five states that saw more people moving out.
Since 2012, Connecticut has paid the full annual cost of pensions for the state’s Judges, Family Magistrates and Compensation Commissioners Retirement System, nevertheless the pension debt for judges has increased during that time. Although much
The counter-intuitive fact is that Connecticut’s estate tax hurts everyone – and mostly hurts those who depend on state payments, not those who pay the most in taxes. We need to abandon it. Proponents of
Governor-elect Ned Lamont has reiterated his call to toll trucks as a way to raise revenue for state transportation costs but truckers and trucking companies are already paying for Connecticut roads, according to data released
The latest National Movers Study by United Van Lines showed Connecticut had the third highest rate of people moving out in the nation. According to the study, which tracks state-to-state migration patterns, 62 percent of
The Connecticut Board of Labor Relations approved full day union business leave and pay for union officials to attend an August 31 Connecticut AFL-CIO convention in Hartford that was scheduled to last only three hours,
In a recent piece, the CTMirror addressed the persistent issue of outmigration of the affluent – and whether it was a matter of fact or myth. With some reluctance, the authors concluded what Yankee has
The incoming governor and legislature are already feuding about whether to raid the Rainy Day Fund to balance the books in 2019. Governor-elect Lamont is right about this: the Rainy Day Fund must be saved
In the event of layoffs, unions determine which members are let go based on seniority, but the latest contract for Judicial Employees Local 749 added a new roster of members eligible for “super-seniority” who are
Connecticut public sector workers who want to resign from their union may find themselves in Hotel California -- you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.