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Murphy, Blumenthal Also Come Out Against GOP Tax Plan
November 3, 2017

Murphy, Blumenthal Also Come Out Against GOP Tax Plan

Malloy, Murphy, and Blumenthal are on a united front against the GOP tax cut plan.

Malloy Comes Out Against Tax Cuts in National GOP Plan
November 2, 2017

Malloy Comes Out Against Tax Cuts in National GOP Plan

Not content enough with high taxes in his state, Dan Malloy is blasting a GOP proposal to offer broad tax cuts to American families and businesses.

New Tax in the New Budget Impacts All Uber and Lyft Rides
November 1, 2017

New Tax in the New Budget Impacts All Uber and Lyft Rides

The two-year budget passed last week, and signed by Malloy this week, levies a 25-cent-per-ride tax on all Uber and Lyft rides.

Budget Votes Coming Today and Tomorrow; “Compromise” Reached
October 25, 2017

Budget Votes Coming Today and Tomorrow; “Compromise” Reached

After Democratic and Republican leaders reached a compromise on a two-year budget, legislators will vote this week to end the impasse.

EXCLUSIVE: Institute Director: Residents are “Very Knowledgeable,” Concerned With State’s Direction
October 25, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Institute Director: Residents are “Very Knowledgeable,” Concerned With State’s Direction

Reclaim Connecticut talked to the director of Sacred Heart's Institute for Public Policy, which recently completed a lengthy and substantive survey of Connecticut residents on public policy.

Poll: 90% in CT Aware of Budget Crisis, 91% Concerned About High Taxes
October 24, 2017

Poll: 90% in CT Aware of Budget Crisis, 91% Concerned About High Taxes

Also, 94 percent of state residents are concerned about the high overall cost of living, and more from the Sacred Heart University poll released this week.

EXCLUSIVE: Small Towns Leader: Budget Impasse “Penalizing” Towns Trying “To Do Everything Right”
October 19, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Small Towns Leader: Budget Impasse “Penalizing” Towns Trying “To Do Everything Right”

Betsy Gara talked to Reclaim Connecticut about Malloy's budget proposal, the budget that passed (and Malloy vetoed), and the recent Moody's report on Connecticut municipalities.

Deal or No Deal? Leaders Announce Bipartisan Budget, But Votes Still to Come
October 19, 2017

Deal or No Deal? Leaders Announce Bipartisan Budget, But Votes Still to Come

Four legislative leaders announced a deal on a two-year budget on Wednesday. Now, the long road to votes – and, perhaps, another Dan Malloy veto – awaits.

Tax Foundation Study: CT Has 7th-Worst State Business Tax Climate
October 18, 2017

Tax Foundation Study: CT Has 7th-Worst State Business Tax Climate

The Tax Foundation's 2018 edition of its annual study saw Connecticut drop in the state business tax climate rankings, from 43rd to 44th in the nation.

Moody’s: 26 CT Cities/Towns Facing Downgrades, 25 Assigned “Negative” Outlook
October 17, 2017

Moody’s: 26 CT Cities/Towns Facing Downgrades, 25 Assigned “Negative” Outlook

The 'good' news, according to Moody's? Towns and cities can raise property taxes by "unlimited" amounts!