Connecticut Governor, Lawmakers Set to Clash Over Looming Hole
- Bad bet for taxpayers. // Fairfield County Business Journal;10/19/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 42, p38
In this article, the author reflects on the decline in state revenues collected from slot machine operations in casinos in Connecticut. The author cites the decline in collected revenues from Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort. The author asserts that the state government should not depend on the...
- Weicker Blocks Repeal Of Conn. Income Tax. // Education Week;1/8/1992, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p36
The article reports on the refusal of Connecticut Governor Lowell P. Weicker Jr. to accept the attempt of lawmakers to repeal his proposed and currently employed income tax policy. Weicker has contested a proposal of a conventional budget that relied too much on high sales and corporate taxes of...
- PART II: The Aftermath of Connecticut's 1991 Income Tax: Politics, Policy, and the Great Recession of the 21st Century. STERN, ADAM // Connecticut History;Spring2010, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses the political and economic effects of the 1991 income tax passed in Connecticut and the impact on the state's finances of the recession of the late 2000s, and makes policy recommendations for taxation and spending reform. Public outrage in response to the 1991 tax bill is...
- Jobs coming back in focus in Hartford. Brennan, Joseph F. // Fairfield County Business Journal;7/4/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 27, p39
In this article, the author discusses the political condition in Connecticut. He notes that the unemployment rate has increased by nine percent. He cites that Governor Dannel P. Malloy is focusing on the growth of jobs, making businesses less competitive and tax increase. He mentions that there...
- Border tax war heats up. Sledge, Ann // Fairfield County Business Journal;07/12/99, Vol. 38 Issue 28, p1
Focuses on the debate regarding state tax regulations affecting the neighboring states of Connecticut, New Jersey and New York. Decision of the courts that there should be no inequitable tax policies; New York's plans of suing Connecticut over its sales-tax rebates offered only to Connecticut...
- Rowland budget gets down to the business of governing. Duby, Christopher Y. // Fairfield County Business Journal;2/27/95, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p5
Highlights Connecticut Governor John Rowland's budget address delivered on February 5, 1995. Reduction of corporate tax rate; Welfare system; Criticisms on the budget.
- Taxing situation. // Fairfield County Business Journal;6/29/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 26, p34
In this article the author discusses Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell's no-new-tax edict. The author said that the report from the Office of Policy and Management did not change her position on the matter. The author cites Rell's proposed budget, which stresses that spending must be reduced...
- Republicans see streaks of red in Connecticut's blue regions. Jacobs, Jeremy P. // Hill;4/1/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 38, p20
The article focuses on the issue concerning the stability of Democrats in Connecticut and indicates that Republicans have greater chances to lead in the upcoming 2010 elections.
- Connecticut. // Human Events;8/14/93, Vol. 53 Issue 33, p12
Discusses politics and government in Connecticut. Effect of tax issue in legislative elections; Identification of Senator Richard Balducci with the tax measure; Senate President John Larson as chief opponent for nomination; Republican prospects for governor.