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Senate leader pitches new state property tax on high-value homes: Revenues from this, capital gains tax, would bolster needy communities

January 26, 2021 • Fiscal & Economics

Connecticut’s tax fairness debate took another leap forward recently when the Senate’s highest-ranking Democrat proposed new taxes on high-value homes and on the capital gains of the state’s highest earners. Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, also said his caucus hopes to...

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

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Proposal would give CT poor, middle class families largest tax break in years

January 19, 2021 • Fiscal & Economics

Low- and middle-income families with children would receive their largest state income tax break in nearly a decade under a new proposal to be unveiled Tuesday by the new co-chairman of the legislature’s tax-writing panel. The new child tax credit proposed by Rep. Sean Scanlon, D-Guilford, would p...

Authors: Keith M. Phaneuf •  Source: CT Post • View

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State Rep. Scanlon launches tax fairness debate with proposed $450M break for poor, middle class families

January 19, 2021 • Fiscal & Economics

Low- and middle-income families with children would receive their largest state income tax break in nearly a decade under a new proposal to be unveiled Tuesday by the new co-chairman of the legislature’s tax-writing panel. The new child tax credit proposed by Rep. Sean Scanlon, D-Guilford, would p...

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

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Susan Campbell: New training for real estate agents should improve home ownership equity in CT

January 16, 2021 • Health & Housing

At Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, Democratic representatives (and some Republicans) testified to the president’s incitement of a deadly riot, his lack of remorse, and his abuse of power. A few mentioned white supremacy. The insurgency didn’t just happen, and neither does white suprem...

Authors: Susan Campbell •  Source: Greenwich Time • View

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Campbell: As COVID vaccine is distributed, circle of ‘essential’ workers needs expansion

January 2, 2021 • Fiscal & Economics, Health & Housing

If you want to watch a real-time experiment on equality in America, pay attention to the way Covid-19 vaccinations are being distributed. So far, the results have been a little disheartening. The national news is full of bold-faced names posing under the cricket-click of news cameras as they roll up...

Authors: Susan Campbell •  Source: CT Post • View

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