State budget talks bogged down close to the finish line Memorial Day weekend, but the stumbling block — aid to cities and towns and the statutory spending cap — is a big one.
While taxes remain a volatile part of state budget negotiations, one top priority for progressive lawmakers — an income tax break aimed at Connecticut’s working poor — seems to have a reserved spot in the next two-year state budget.
Before the pandemic hit, Joe Hochberg worked out of the offices of a small Chicago trading company, where he’s employed as an options trader, but when COVID-19 forced many people to abandon their cubicles it also introduced unprecedented flexibility.
Lawmakers in the House voted late Thursday to prevent the scheduled expiration of a company managing funds to assist property owners whose foundations are deteriorating as a result of corrupted concrete.
As of May 2021, the 18 states that have enacted laws legalizing, taxing and regulating adult use cannabis have reported a combined $7.9 billion in tax revenue, according to a report by the Marijuana Policy Project.
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has signed into law legislation that will legalize online gaming and sports wagering in Connecticut.
The Biden administration urged the U.S. Supreme Court to turn away a New Hampshire lawsuit that challenges Massachusetts’ practice of taxing nonresidents who once worked in the state but now do their jobs from home.
A coalition of industry and employer groups is calling on Gov. Ned Lamont and the General Assembly to abandon proposals for a $50 million tax on the state’s health insurers, arguing the plans could devastate businesses at a time when Connecticut’s coffers are already flush with cash from rebounding tax revenues and federal stimulus programs.
Representatives in Connecticut's state House unanimously approved a bill that would create a lawsuit shield for businesses that adopt cybersecurity measures.
State budget revenues continue to surge by nearly half a billion dollars as lawmakers and Gov. Ned Lamont head into budget negotiations.
The bill legalizing sports betting, online casino games goes to Senate.
Governor Ned Lamont today is sharing with Connecticut businesses and the general public a guidance document that was produced by the Connecticut Department of Public Health and intended to provide a better understanding of the state’s recently modified mask and face covering policies that are now in effect.