| May 11, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Even if death and taxes are the only things certain in life, state legislators say they can never be certain about death taxes.
With no crystal ball and no idea when spectacularly wealthy Connecticut residents might die, state officials make an educated...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Joining me to continue a conversation about issues related to teacher pensions is Glen Brown, a retired suburban public high school teacher whose blog deals with education. Read part one of our exchange, which includes Brown's fill bio, here. To......
| May 28, 2012
| 7:19 AM
Roth IRA Conversion
Virtually everyone has a traditional IRA or assets held in an employer-sponsored retirement plan such as a 401k should evaluate the potential benefits of a Roth IRA and determine whether a Roth conversion makes sense, based on their...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility
Comeback America is a tough-minded, innovative, inspiring guide to help us avoid the approaching economic abyss and put the...
| Apr 30, 2012
The Pennsylvania Legislature is back in session and they have one main agenda, to complete the State Budget. Monday, both the State Budget Secretary and the Revenue Secretary out speaking about the budget. When Governor Corbett announced his 27 billion...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:35 PM
It sounds like a hell of a simple, good idea: cutting federal taxes on small breweries, thus helping out boutique producers of fine, foamy delights and maybe even getting them to hire more workers.
And our own U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is all over...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:21 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Gov. Jerry Brown came to at San Diego City College Monday on the first day classes to campaign for a tax increase to help finance education from kindergarten through community college.
Proposition 30 would increase the sales tax by a...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 2:09 PM
TOWNS SEE LOOMING SHORTFALLS
By Betsy Gara
Town leaders are anxiously crunching numbers as they review Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. Given the size of the budget deficit, the Connecticut Council of Small Towns applauds the intent of the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.
Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
| May 12, 2010
Occupation: Former chief executive, EBay online auction business
Age: 53, born Long Island, New York
City of residence: Atherton (Bay Area)
Personal: husband Griffith Harsh, two sons
Education: Bachelor's degree in...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 2:28 PM
After the Senate overwhelmingly voted to advance the tax-cuts package, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer acknowledged Tuesday the urgency in passing the legislation to avoid a tax hike on Jan. 1.
The bill could clear the Senate late Tuesday or early...