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Committee Hears Manufacturing Cabinet Position Proposal

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CBIA Calls for Greater Oversight of State Healthcare Exchange

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Budget Proposal Offers Two Highway Toll Options

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Lamont's First Budget Expands Sales Tax, Tackles Fixed Costs, Retiree Benefits

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Bill Mandates Disclosure of Salary Ranges for Open Positions

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Labor Committee Approves Sweeping Paid FMLA Legislation

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CBIA on Twitter @CBIAnews

"It's going to be tough, but let's do it together," governor says. "The budget I have proposed is far from perfect and I welcome your input...let's work together on an honest budget...one that gets our state moving again." #ctbudget

3 days ago
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"I know this tolling idea sounds like one more damn tax for people to pay," governor says. Adds state's #transportation system can't be fixed without revenue--"we cannot borrow our way out of this mess." #ctbudget

3 days ago
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Lamont invites businesses "to step up and partner with me to help the next generation of talent repay their student loans and save for their futures." Says @StanleyBlkDeckr, @Travelers already agreed to offer programs. #ctbudget

3 days ago
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Governor proposes eliminating the biennial $250 business entity tax, "which is a costly nuisance, especially to #smallbiz,." Not mentioned--#ctbudget proposal hikes the $20 annual business filing fee to $100.

3 days ago
CBIA on Twitter @CBIAnews

Lamont says broad based expansion of sales tax makes it "more robust, fairer, and raises the revenue we need to get #ctbudget into balance. I have been forewarned...every tax expenditure has a strong lobby behind it and the push back will be ferocious."

3 days ago
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Lamont says skyrocketing bond authorizations "consuming more and more of #ctbudget;" proposes cutting bonding by nearly $600 million a year. "Connecticut is on a debt diet – and I am going to make sure we stick to that plan."

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