Tax the rich. That's how some lawmakers want to help solve the state's budget woes.
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.'
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.
Top legislative leaders were back at the Capitol on Wednesday in an effort to work out a compromise on restaurant worker wage rules. The issue is temporarily pushing highway tolls off the agenda at the capitol because of the fear that more restaurants may be targeted for lawsuits over alleged violation of worker pay rules.
"It's touched off a nerve with parents, teachers and kids!"
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.
State Senate President Martin Looney is now calling for Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty to resign from office.
At first, the thought of repealing the municipal car tax might appeal to taxpayers. However, town leaders in Stonington said it will end up costing them a lot more.