“Before lawmakers demand one more cent from Connecticut’s taxpayers… we respectfully ask them first to ensure that they’re spending the money we’ve already entrusted to them wisely.”
-Carol Platt Liebau, President of Yankee Institute at May Press Briefing at the Capitol
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Connecticut’s apprenticeship program presents a great opportunity for young people like Jake, but constraints on the number of apprentices an employer can hire may limit that opportunity for many others.read more
As Connecticut residents prepare to send in their vehicle property tax payments in August, a number of Connecticut municipalities may be missing out on large sums of tax dollars.
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Fringe benefit costs for Connecticut state employees can range anywhere from 56 percent of payroll to 86 percent for judges, family magistrates and compensation commissioners, according to a memorandum from state comptroller Kevin Lembo.read more
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