A couple weeks ago, while facing questions over his wife’s investments, Gov. Ned Lamont said Anne Lamont was in Nashville, Tennessee setting up businesses there because it was easier than setting up a business here
The Tax Foundation released its annual ranking of states based on their overall business tax climate and placed Connecticut 47th in the country, besting both New York and New Jersey but falling short of other
“Changes intended to make tax collections more stable, combined with constraints intended to promote fiscal prudence, have strayed far wide of the mark.”
A withering assessment of Connecticut’s economic and fiscal problems was used by The Pioneer Institute — a think-tank based in Boston — as an example of why Massachusetts should not raise taxes on high-income earners.