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CT tax cuts are likely, but fierce debate expected over who benefits

January 26, 2023 • Fiscal & Economics

When it comes to taxes, the question state officials are trying to answer this year isn’t whether to cut them. For Gov. Ned Lamont and the General Assembly, the larger issues are how deep to cut — and who should benefit. Even as the national economy flirts with a recession, state government cont...

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

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Proposal would encourage housing density near transit stations

January 23, 2023 • Health & Housing

A new legislative proposal would encourage increased housing density near transit stations, one of the major pushes for zoning reform in Connecticut this legislative session. The proposal is based on a land-use policy called transit-oriented communities. It aims to encourage towns to zone for more ...

Authors: Ginny Monk •  Source: CT Mirror • View

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Lamont wants lawmakers to keep CT budget guardrails in place

January 4, 2023 • Fiscal & Economics

Programs that produced billions in budget surpluses will be tested as pressure for big tax cuts grows Two days after winning reelection, Gov. Ned Lamont made no secret of his top priority for state finances. A controversial savings program that helped Connecticut end deficits, build reserves and whi...

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

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