Brendan Sharkey http://wshu.org en Speaker Sharkey supports local property tax on colleges and hospitals http://wshu.org/post/speaker-sharkey-supports-local-property-tax-colleges-and-hospitals <p style="line-height: 150%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives said on Wednesday he’s in favor of allowing municipalities to tax college and hospital properties. Such institutions are currently exempt from local property taxes because they are non-profits.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:28:18 +0000 Ebong Udoma 14425 at http://wshu.org Conn. House Speaker wants to end local car tax http://wshu.org/post/conn-house-speaker-wants-end-local-car-tax <p>Connecticut House Speaker Brendan Sharkey says legislation that would end municipal car taxes is on his agenda for next year's legislative session.&nbsp; Sharkey announced his plans for the 2014 legislative session in Hartford on Thursday.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 22:27:36 +0000 Ebong Udoma 5088 at http://wshu.org Conn. House Speaker wants to end local car tax