Category: Taxes

Before telling other towns to make their real estate more just, Mayor Elicker should get his own house in order

Yale University has posted a $203 million operating surplus for its most recent fiscal year. Meanwhile, the city is staring down a $13 million projected deficit—with dozens of job cuts…
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Connecticut’s future depends on strong cities

CT VIEWPOINTS by ALEXIS HARRISON FEBRUARY 17, 2021 “Talent and employers are looking to locate in urban centers that have the density and the activity and the culture and the…
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Solutions from Hartford won’t help our towns

Brian Farnen Protecting home rule and local decision-making in education, zoning, and property taxes are more important than ever due to recent legislative proposals coming out of Hartford that transfer…
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How Connecticut’s “Tax on the Rich” Ended in Middle Class Tax Hikes, Lost Jobs and More Poverty.

By Orphe Divounguy, Bryce Hill, Suman Chattopadhyay In the past 30 years, just one U.S. state has adopted a progressive income tax: Connecticut. It made the switch from a flat…
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