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See how average incomes have changed in your Connecticut ZIP code

April 30, 2024 • Fiscal & Economics

[NOTE: This article has interactive maps. Click HERE to read the article on the website.] Analysis of IRS data reveals who makes the most money in Connecticut — and how that’s kept up with inflation By Alexander Soule and Leila Darwiche | Updated April 30, 2024 2:20 p.m. In 2021, the...

Authors: Alexander Soule, Leila Darwiche •  Source: CT Post • View

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CT officials insist tax cuts will remain as pandemic relief expires

April 18, 2024 • Fiscal & Economics

Many states offered big relief in early 2020s as ARPA funds cushioned budgets Connecticut had lots of company as it ordered big state income tax cuts over the past two years. A new think-tank report shows more than two dozen states must live — collectively — without more than $111 billion in i...

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

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Report: CT should consider eliminating costly film tax credit

April 4, 2024 • Fiscal & Economics

PLAY STORY HERE  Edwin J. Viera, Producer  Contact   Why you can trust Public News Service Thursday, April 4, 2024 A new report found Connecticut might be better off without its film industry tax credit. The Connecticut Voices for Children report showed the film industry tax credit costs the s...

Authors: Edwin J. Viera •  Source: PNS • View

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Hartford Public Schools relaunch day care for teen parents

CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — After a three-year hiatus due to lack of funding, a day care is making a comeback for teen parents. Named “Little Owls,” the day care program was officially reopened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hartford High School. “A childcare opportunity...

Authors: Jayne Chacko •  Source: WTNH • View

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Leaders now say they can fix CT budget without adding big dollars

April 2, 2024 • Fiscal & Economics

The next state budget picture grew murky Tuesday after top legislative leaders announced majority Democrats would not formally adjust the preliminary $26 billion plan for the upcoming fiscal year. House Speaker Matt Ritter and Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney said legislators still would in...

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

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Proposed bill would phase out car taxes in Connecticut

April 1, 2024 • Fiscal & Economics

CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO Lawmakers are once again considering eliminating the car tax, this time with a five-year plan to phase it out. The bill would also allow municipalities to tax a higher portion of real estate and commercial properties to make up for the $1 billion in revenue lost. “Basically fr...

Authors: Mike Savino •  Source: NBC Connecticut • View

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