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CT Voices proposes major state tax shift to reverse inequality

January 15, 2020 • Fiscal & Economics

A leading child advocacy group challenged state leaders Wednesday to reverse escalating income and wealth inequality and provide tax relief for up to 90% of Connecticut by shifting tax burdens onto the state’s millionaires. Connecticut Voices for Children, which unveiled its program at the Capito...

Authors: Keith M. Phaneuf •  Source: Connecticut Mirror • View

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A Call For Tax Transparency

January 15, 2020 • Fiscal & Economics

Patrick O’Brien, a research and policy fellow at CT Voices for Children, said Wednesday that the most pressing tax issue in Connecticut “is not the overall tax burden, but rather the distribution of that burden.” However, defining that burden has been difficult due to the dearth of data. The l...

Authors: Christine Stuart •  Source: CT News Junkie • View

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Racial disparities persist in CT health care, two groups find

January 15, 2020 • Health & Housing

While Connecticut has led national efforts in public insurance reform, significant health disparities persist between the state’s residents of color and white residents, two research and advocacy groups concluded in reports released this week…....

Authors: Jenna Carlesso •  Source: Connecticut Mirror • View

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