Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget proposes shifting 25 percent of the “normal cost” of teacher pensions onto towns and cities, but distressed municipalities will only have to shoulder 5 percent, which means the City of Hartford will have to pay far less in teacher pension costs than neighboring South Windsor. Combined ...
My two-year old grandson, Kellan, who lives in Connecticut is in trouble, but doesn't know it yet. I haven't had the heart to tell him he owes some money, some BIG money. At stake is my grandson's economic future, and his chances of getting a solid career here in the state are dwindling.
Connecticut municipalities are over-appraising low-value homes, driving up property taxes for those who can least afford it.
Connecticut contains a mere 1 percent of the total national population across fifty states, but its metropolitan areas occupied three spots in 24/7 Wall Street’s list of cities residents are fleeing.
While a bill to raise Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 an hour died in May, legislators may want to consider a new report before resurrecting the idea during the next session.
Hartford's five year recovery plan will fall into deficit by year three despite the state paying Hartford's debt, according to the plan submitted to the state’s Municipal Accountability Review Board, tasked with overseeing Connecticut’s beleaguered capital city.