How big were the tax hikes in Governor Ned Lamont’s budget proposal? If you include all of the proposed increases over the next few years, and account for a few tax breaks, the total comes
Gov. Ned Lamont proposed instituting a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in an effort to close Connecticut’s $3.5 billion budget deficit. This isn’t the first time the so-called “soda tax” has come to Connecticut – it
The steady drip of information and budget ideas from the governor’s office over the past two weeks finally culminated with Gov. Ned Lamont’s first budget proposal, which will be sure to please practically no one.
Following a move that proved disastrous for independent grocers in Philadelphia, some Connecticut lawmakers and organizations are looking to institute a 1 cent per ounce tax on all sweetened beverages including soda and sports drinks