Bob Godfrey

Lawmakers Searching For New Tax Options In Tough Budget Year

Lawmakers Searching For New Tax Options In Tough Budget Year

At a time when everyone is ticked off about taxes, either because they're paying too much or someone else isn't paying enough, lawmakers are scrambling to find fresh answers to an old conflict.

How about state income tax credits for skyrocketing student loan interest? Or maybe raising money by requiring cats to be licensed like dogs? Perhaps you'd prefer to put a "transfer fee" on pension payments to retired state employees who choose to live outside Connecticut.

Ideas like creating a

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