Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Capitol Beat: February 16-20

Written on February 16, 2015 at 9:28 am, by

Never base your budget requests on realistic assumptions, as this could lead to a decrease in your funding. –Scott Adams, Dilbert cartoonist

GOVERNOR’S 2016-17 BUDGET LEAVES FEW UNTOUCHED; NONPROFITS, BUSINESSES COLLEGES SHARE PAIN IN FORM OF CUTS OR COSTLY TAX POLICY CHANGES

Businesses, state universities, hospitals and […]

The Capitol Beat: February 2-6

Written on February 6, 2015 at 6:05 pm, by

Speaker, Municipal Commission Back Incentives to Generate Revenues for Towns

In the latest push to give municipalities more flexibility and relieve them of their over-reliance on the regressive property tax system, House Speaker Brendan, D-Hamden, and the municipal commission he created several years ago, this week […]

The Capitol Beat: January 26-30

Written on February 2, 2015 at 11:28 am, by

I shall never use profanity except in discussing taxes. –Mark Twain

STATE TAX PANEL HEARS PRIMER ON CONNECTICUT TAX PRACTICE AND POLICY

As part of an ongoing information-gathering process, the State Tax Panel charged with reviewing Connecticut’s myriad taxes and policies this week received primers on the […]