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Susan Haigh / AP

Connecticut is no longer without a budget. State lawmakers finally passed a long overdue bipartisan state budget compromise with veto-proof margins in both houses of the General Assembly on Thursday.

Watchdog Group Sues Suffolk County Over Fee Increases

Oct 26, 2017
Jessica Opatich / WSHU

Suffolk County is being sued in state Supreme Court over $66 million in county fee hikes. The Government Justice Center, the nonprofit that filed the suit, says the recent fee increases on real estate transactions are “unauthorized taxes.”

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Nearly half of Connecticut’s high earners say they might leave the state in the next five years because of the state’s budget crisis and a ballooning cost of living. That’s according to a new survey from Sacred Heart University.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The state’s governor and senior senator teamed up to urge New York’s congressional delegation to oppose a provision in the federal tax overhaul plan that they say could be harmful to the state’s taxpayers and New York’s economy.

Gene J. Puskar / AP

Connecticut taxpayers would no longer have to pay a property tax on cars as of next July. That’s one of the provisions of a tentative budget compromise reached by the state’s Republican and Democratic legislative leaders.

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