Governor Lamont has said he does not want to raise any tax rates but the highest ranking Democrat in the General Assembly is pushing a hike in the state 'Sales Tax.'
Lamont says he’s “in on back and forth” over UConn and the Big East.
The new Connecticut General Assembly session started just two weeks ago, and one of the first bills filed in the new session calls for highway tolls for all vehicles.
The co-chairman of the legislative committee that oversees all forms of gambling is joining the Governor in turning ‘thumbs down’ on that big gambling expansion proposal.
There’s a battle brewing at the State Capitol besides the one over highway tolls. This battle is over the pay restaurant workers get and it could see the first veto override of Governor Ned Lamont’s term.
Highest ranking Republican in legislature says Governor Lamont trying to buy votes for tolls.
Another tax hike is being proposed at the State Capitol.
Governor Ned Lamont tried to make a deal with Republicans to get highway tolls passed today but the Republicans say they got no details.
The Governor has not even signed the new state budget but Republicans are saying it's not only out of balance, but unconstitutional and subject to legal challenge.
The Governor’s plans for highway tolls appear headed for a dead end and it looks like bridges to any compromise with Republicans are burning.