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  • If State Law Allowed For It, Foley Would Challenge Malloy In Recall Election

    If State Law Allowed For It, Foley Would Challenge Malloy In Recall Election
    The Hartford Courant's Andrew Duehren reports: Tom Foley, a two-time Republican gubernatorial nominee, lamented the absence of a recall statute in Connecticut and discussed his future plans for elected office during a televised interview on FOX CT....
  • Cutting R&D Tax Credits Imperils Bioscience Growth

    Cutting R&D Tax Credits Imperils Bioscience Growth
    For nearly half a century, Boehringer Ingelheim has called Connecticut, specifically Danbury and Ridgefield, home to its U.S. headquarters. Our 2,700 employees — your friends, family members and neighbors — travel each day from 134 of...
  • Municipalities Seeking Changes To Budget, Too

    Municipalities Seeking Changes To Budget, Too
    The Connecticut Conference for Municipalities will deliver a list of recommended changes to the state budget to state legislators this week, according to Robert Labanara, the director of public policy and advocacy for the organization. Passed on June 3...
  • The Tricky Business of Measuring Business Climate

    Forbes ranks Connecticut 36th among the states as a place to do business. Others peg it as low as 47th. On the plus side, Bloomberg places it fourth on its list of innovative states. And Connecticut ties for second-lowest business tax burden measured...
  • Social service advocates fear new Connecticut budget cuts

    Groups that provide behavioral health and development disability services, as well as the clients and their families, voiced concern Tuesday that cuts to community-based programs could be revisited to help scale back business tax increases criticized by...
  • Insurance Companies Favor Proposed Tax Change

    Insurance Companies Favor Proposed Tax Change
    One of the state's largest corporations, The Hartford, on Monday hailed a proposed rollback of a computer tax that has become highly controversial at the state Capitol. Two other large Connecticut insurers, Aetna and Travelers, agreed that proposed...
  • Budget Is Fair Game, But Malloy's Travels Make Sense

    Budget Is Fair Game, But Malloy's Travels Make Sense
    Republican leaders are on firm ground in criticizing the tax-laden biennial budget recently slapped together by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Democrats in the General Assembly. This loser of a taxing and spending plan might actually gum up the works as far as...
  • Malloy Backs Off Business Taxes

    Malloy Backs Off Business Taxes
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy responded to harsh criticism from several major Connecticut employers by proposing Friday to roll back some of the planned increases in corporate income taxes included in the Democratic budget approved by the...
  • Evidence-Destruction Issue Stalls School-Funding Case That Could Cost Taxpayers Billions

    Evidence-Destruction Issue Stalls School-Funding Case That Could Cost Taxpayers Billions
    A decade-old lawsuit that could cost taxpayers billions for alleged injustices in school funding drags on, amid continued claims by the attorney general's office that the plaintiffs — a coalition of municipal officials and education advocates...
  • Joe Scarborough: I'm Staying, But Will GE?

    Joe Scarborough: I'm Staying, But Will GE?
    By now you've probably heard that Connecticut is closed for business, that half our residents want to leave and the Nutmeg State's biggest job creators are considering getting out as well. Hard numbers underline the hard truth that state politicians may...
  • Malloy's Changes: A Better Budget, A Hidden Benefit And Utter Chaos

    Malloy's Changes: A Better Budget, A Hidden Benefit And Utter Chaos
    Among the budget changes proposed Friday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was a measure to erase a tax hike that would have significantly hurt the Connecticut economy. We're talking about the computer services and data processing tax, which Malloy is now saying...