Connecticut Hospital Association, Gov. Lamont look to reach compromise on hospital tax

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The fate of a proposed tax on hospitals could be key to getting a state budget deal through before the end of this session. 

Governor Ned Lamont and the state’s hospitals have been at odds for months over his two-year, $43 billion budget plan. 

It scrapped a deal reached in 2017 that could cut taxes on hospitals. 

They now face the prospect of losing $270 million. 

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The Connecticut Hospital Association and the governor’s office have a deadline of June 5th to reach a deal.

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