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Connecticut Senate Republicans propose sales tax cut

The 1% meals tax would also be suspended for the year.

Lamont backs away from climate change initiative, highway tolls

“We have more tax revenue coming in so that’s strengthening our transportation fund in a way no one could have anticipated,” the governor said of his decision not to revisit electronic highway tolls for all vehicles.

Sikorsky Aircraft humming along in Stratford

The company's new president, Paul Lemmo, said: “There’s no comparison with the amount of interaction we have with the governor and the Congressional delegation here. They care about Sikorsky. They’ll call and ask what they can do.”

Report: CT has highest taxpayer debt in country; NY not far...

On the opposite end of the spectrum was Alaska, which had the highest taxpayer surplus in the nation.

The Fazio Way: CT’s newest state senator’s priorities include improving economy,...

“That the economy in Connecticut has for a long time been among the weakest in the country is mind-boggling,” the Republican said. "It's too expensive to live here."

Health insurance rates rising again in Connecticut, though by less than...

The rate increases “will be one more strain on Connecticut families and small businesses at a tremendously challenging time," says Attorney General William Tong.

‘Highway user fee’ goes into effect for tractor-trailers in 2023

“The extra cost to trucking companies will ultimately be passed on to families with increased prices on food, home heating oil and more," warned Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford).

How strong is CT’s economy? It depends upon whom you ask

"It’s important to assess and measure the state’s economic strength by reviewing its progress over the long-term," insists Connecticut Treasurer Shawn Wooden.

Controversial zoning reform bill passed by Senate

Though he expressed some disappointment with some of the compromises taken to pass the bill, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) called it "a very important step on our road for Connecticut to shed itself from being the most segregated state in the nation."

CT business groups, GOP leaders unite in opposition to proposed $50M...

“Instead of adding on more taxes, lawmakers should instead look towards policies that will help local businesses thrive," said CBIA President and CEO Chris DiPentima.

Public option health insurance plan fails to gain traction again

“This is a missed opportunity that will have real-life consequences for the small employers in our state," said State Comptroller Kevin Lembo.

‘Fair work week’ bill passes state Senate; Opponents say it will...

If the bill is passed, Connecticut would become only the second state to have such legislation.

Gov. Lamont recommends how to spend $6 billion-plus in American Rescue...

Lamont said that the federal funds “represent an incredible opportunity for this state to make transformative investments to emerge healthier and stronger."

Dems propose new taxes on wealthy; GOP says middle class will...

Gov. Ned Lamont has repeatedly said he will not support new taxes on Connecticut residents, but indicated yesterday that he was willing to discuss the proposals further.

Lamont offers free bus service, touts carbon emissions-reduction plan

The Transportation and Climate Initiative, scheduled to be voted upon by the state Environment Committee tomorrow, promises Connecticut at least a 26% reduction in carbon emissions from transportation from 2022 to 2032.