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CT incentivizes tax scofflaws to pay up

Patricia Daddona |

State officials are launching a new voluntary compliance program that incentivizes delinquent taxpayers to report and pay back taxes with the goal of returning as much as $85 million to state coffers.

CT CPA's warn of dire impact of new federal tax plan

ANA RADELAT | CT MIRROR |

Connecticut's accountants are frustrated that they can give clients only limited advice about a massive federal tax overhaul underway in Congress, and some predict there will be more losers than...

Top Achillion exec to chair CBIA board

Patricia Daddona |

Mary Kay Fenton, chief financial officer at New Haven drugmaker Achillion Pharmaceuticals, has been elected to lead the Connecticut Business & Industry Association's board of directors.

A new push to tackle an old problem: transportation neglect

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday a day of reckoning has arrived for Connecticut's depleted special transportation fund and the services and projects it finances, outlining what is likely to be an...

One of two ratings agencies eyes CT bonds skeptically

Gregory Seay| Patricia Daddona |

Two ratings agencies have assigned an “A+” rating to $400 million in Connecticut general obligation bonds, but the outlook from one is negative and the other stable.

Opening night for the GOP gubernatorial contender road show

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

Arrayed on stools like Dating Game contestants, seven Republican gubernatorial contenders broadly sketched out their interests in Windsor Wednesday night, but mainly shared their turnoffs —...

New municipal review board set to meet Friday

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's new Municipal Accountability Review Board will meet Friday for the first time to introduce its members and plan future meetings.

Report: CT population growth projected to slow through 2040

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's population growth is slowing, although there's no evidence of an exodus of young people, according to a report in the latest edition of the Connecticut Economic Digest.

Dr. Laffer prescribes tax cuts, and his friend Bob, to the CT GOP

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

Arthur Laffer, a pitchman for supply-side economics in Washington under Ronald Reagan and more recently for Donald Trump, expanded his portfolio Monday by taking on the twin causes of Connecticut's...

Progressives quiz Democratic contenders for governor

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

Connecticut's political left obtained commitments from four Democratic gubernatorial contenders on a range of progressive issues Saturday at a “People's Symposium” in New Haven that was...

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