Connecticut's governor to request a bigger, earlier cut in gasoline tax

Kaplan, David
February 1998
Bond Buyer;02/03/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30323, p36
Trade Publication
Reports that Connecticut Governor John Rowland has proposed cutting the state's gasoline tax four months ahead of schedule during his fiscal 1999 budget address in February 1998. Criticism of the cut as a public relations ploy; Increase in the fiscal 1999 budget; Comment of credit analysts on Rowland's move.


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