| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON Income tax revenue, once a reliable workhorse for states, is increasingly volatile as more of it comes from wealthy taxpayers, who are disproportionately affected by economic booms and busts. The unpredictability and the fact that the revenue...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Connecticut officials routinely publish an annual list of this state's top tax dodgers. And for several years, the name of a high-flying developer and controversial buddy of our felonious ex-Gov. John G. Rowland appeared regularly at or near the top of...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Whatever happened to Bob Matthews?
That's what Connecticut taxpayers ought to be asking about the former New Haven businessman who, in 2010, appeared on a list of the state's biggest tax delinquents. At that time, Robert V. Matthews was said to have...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 1:01 PM
With the largest tax increase in Connecticut history kicking in, the state is projected to generate a surplus of more than $100 million in the current fiscal year - finally pushing the state into the black.
While the number might seem surprising after...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Both chambers of the state legislature voted Wednesday night in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building and create 300 direct...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:20 AM
How about this for a kick-ass example of unintended consequences:
Amtrak wants to offer its rail passengers uninterrupted Wi-Fi service in Connecticut. But it's got some serious gaps along its route. So companies likeT-Mobile and AT&T propose scads of...