Is Malloy’s proposed sales tax cut the softener, before he hits state with tolls?

Connecticut Republicans are caught between the proverbial rock-and-a-hard-place with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed cut in the state sales tax. Democrats are almost in the same position. The governor sent ripples through the political community on Sunday, when he announced a proposed cut in the sales tax from 6.35 percent to 6.2 percent by November […]

Have Connecticut Voters Tuned Out Gov. Malloy?

The latest Quinnipiac University poll numbers are in and they are not good for Connecticut’s first-term Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.   The governor’s latest approval rating, 43 percent, is down two points since October.  That’s right, down, after Newtown, when the combative governor displayed a sensitive side in the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy. […]

Beware Of The ‘Facts’, When Malloy Delivers Budget Address

It should be quite a hoot in Hartford, Wednesday, when third-year Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivers his budget address to a joint session of the Connecticut General Assembly.  This will be Malloy’s second, two-year budget and if it’s anything like the first, you can expect our esteemed chief executive won’t let the facts get […]

Welcome To Deep Blue Connecticut

Cash-strapped Connecticut is continuing its push for universal preschool.  When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposes his new two-year budget on Wednesday, it will include the call for a new state agency.  The Office of Early Childhood, will initially cost $243 million in the first year and $306 million in the second year.  In other words, […]