A CT Mirror article published on Nov. 21 pointed out that Connecticut’s income tax was never meant to be temporary, refuting a common talking point employed by lawmakers and political candidates, the public, No Tolls CT and, in one instance, the Yankee Institute. The “myth” of the temporary income tax ...
Gov. Lowell Weicker
If nothing had changed, Connecticut would not be trapped in the situation it is now. But Connecticut also allows collective bargaining agreements to supersede state law, allowing subsequent SEBAC agreements to once again underfund state employee pensions.
Every generation is a part of history -- few in a generation have the chance to make history. Everyone within and without this chamber starts at such a threshold this evening. I've made my choice and although the path to it was trying, I feel great.